Genetics

From life insurance issues to increased anxiety, read about some possible outcomes before you swab.
A Chinese scientist claims to have used a new gene-editing technique to genetically modify babies for the first time.
As prenatal testing reduces their numbers at birth, an advocacy group argues they belong on the endangered list.
Amber Olsen is racing against time to fund a gene therapy that might save her dying 5-year-old from a rare genetic disease.
In January, I found out I had the mutated BRCA1 gene.
Your family's health history can offer clues into your own well-being.
Experts break down whether family history plays a role.
Genetic testing and counseling rates among women of color and men in general are still too low.
Before you sign up for a home DNA test, learn more from this couple's story.
The FDA’s recent OK is a step backward for efforts to increase genetic testing access.
"We wanted to make sure we could find a...way to help other couples avoid a similar tragedy."
I wasn't prepared for a whole range of new emotions too complex to fit in a pie chart.
At-home DNA testing options are becoming practically mainstream these days, as we’ve all seen kits (think 23andMe and FamilyTreeDNA
Humans may have migrated out of Africa much earlier than scientists previously believed.
"The technical barrier is now broken," a member of the team that cloned the primates said.
Wolfgang Panofsky, the National Medal of Science-winning physicist and son of the great art historian Erwin Panofsky, once
Alan Robinson and Walter Macfarlane met about 60 years ago.