The findings suggest that the economic recession impacted how people would age, even before they are born. The cells of those who were conceived during the Great Depression show signs of faster ageing
A recently published paper in Nature suggests that marks of the bubonic plague can still be found in genes that are involved in the immune system
A recent analysis of space rocks that fell on earth found that they contained all the five building blocks of DNA and RNA
Researchers have used genetics to create the largest ever family tree, thus making it possible to find out our distant ancestors and where they lived, along with their relationships to those alive today
Computer analysis of six individual genomes sheds new light on the movement, lives and relations of people who lived between 18,000 and 5,000 years ago
Today we look at ALBA Movements’ statement on the coup attempts in Peru, fuel and medical shortages in Lebanon as the government cuts subsidies, and more
A geo-microbiologist in the US has found DNA strands in her backyard that were too long to be of a virus and that had indications of containing DNA from other organisms
Since the ancient period, modern humans have continued to evolve with changes occurring in their DNA. But the question is how unique are we?
Prabir Purkayastha talks about how researchers were able to unearth Neanderthal DNA by excavating cave floors.
A widely held belief is that the spread of pathogens to humans is more likely from some animals, with particular traits. A new study suggests that there exists a mathematical relation between species diversity and virus spillover to humans