Latest Genetic variation Stories
Individuals of a particular species generally differ from one another.
It is within the past 5 to 10,000 years that researchers have found that most genetic mutations have occurred, making us genetically different than we once were.
New research published in BMC Genetics shows that the rhesus macaque has three times as much genetic variation than humans.
Understanding the genetic diversity within and between populations has important implications for studies of human disease and evolution.
Scientists searching for the genomics version of the holy grail – more insight into predicting how an animal's genes affect physical or behavioral traits – now have a reference manual that should speed gene discoveries in everything from pest control to personalized medicine.
Scientists now boast that they can predict who will live to be 100 with astounding accuracy using on a complex review of genetic markers for healthy aging.
Scientists have released a study suggesting that uncommon genetic deletions are associated with short stature.
Salk scientists discover 'hidden' code in DNA evolves more rapidly than genetic code.
Researchers from more than 200 institutions in the US and Europe have identified hundreds of genetic variants that in total account for roughly 10 percent of the inherited variation in human height.
Two Belize populations offer opportunity in a desert of genetic diversity.