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Just 7 per cent of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

Scientists already know that modern people share some DNA with Neanderthals, but different people share different parts of the genome

17 Jul 2021 2:06 PM

Watch out for signs of melanoma

5 things you need to know about melanoma.

14 May 2019 11:10 AM

This is how jumping genes drive evolution

Here is what a new study has found.

30 Jul 2018 2:02 PM

Human cells are first responders to repair damaged DNA

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Jun 2018 2:21 PM

Genome-editing tool may increase cancer risk: Study

Lack of p53 is also known to contribute to making cells grow uncontrollably and become cancerous.

12 Jun 2018 1:47 PM


There are no more wild horses left, says study

What most people thought were the last remaining wild horses on Earth, Przewalski's horses, were actually domesticated horses that escaped.

23 Feb 2018 11:16 AM

Human genome decoded with pocket-sized device

The new sequencing method is the first to read long, unbroken strands of DNA.

30 Jan 2018 2:02 PM

Zika vaccine made from genome shows promise in early human trial

Unlike conventional vaccines, it is made by reproducing sections of virus genome in lab.

06 Oct 2017 7:55 AM

Genome editing reveals key gene for human embryo growth, say scientists

This is first use of genome editing to study gene function in human embryos, which can help better understand early development.

21 Sep 2017 12:34 PM

Researchers find evidence natural selection ‘weeding out' a range of diseases

Here is what a new study's findings suggest.

07 Sep 2017 4:35 PM


Genetic testing can foretell cardiovascular diseases

According to researchers, genomic sequencing solves the dual purpose of confirming diagnosis and expanding treatment options in patients.

24 Aug 2017 7:49 AM

Routine DNA testing yet to be ‘medically justified,’ says study

Sequencing healthy people will give new information, but few might actually benefit from it.

27 Jun 2017 8:31 AM