Tagged With Genes

Google's life-extension spinoff teamed up with Ancestry to study 54 million family trees — and learned that a surprising factor helps determine how long we live


The length of your fingers could indicate your sexual orientation, according to new research


23andMe opened a fake house in NYC where you can meet your genes — take a look inside



Genetically modified 'designer babies' might be ok, according to a top ethics council


Scientists used supercomputers to finally crack the genetic code of koalas


A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been linked to cancer -- here's how worried you should be



A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been linked to cancer -- here's how worried you should be


A 23andMe competitor just launched its own cancer testing initiative -- but it differs in a key way


NASA sent Scott Kelly to space for a year, and 7% of his genes are now expressed differently than those of his identical twin Mark


We're learning more and more about how our DNA shapes depression and other disorders like it


Scientists discovered new genes that make humans intelligent


'Designer babies' are coming after scientists edited the DNA of human embryos for the first time



I've taken AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and National Geographic genetics tests — here's how to choose one to try


Scientists drew a riveting conclusion after looking at the DNA of thousands of people with depression


Here's why some men have red beards but not red hair


I've taken AncestryDNA and 23andMe genetics tests -- here's what I tell people when they ask me which one is best



23andMe has discovered hundreds of genetic links to traits, and much more is coming


Those DNA tests that warn you if you're prone to get diabetes or cancer may not be changing anyone's habits


British scientists just got a green light to genetically engineer human embryos, but not in the way you think


Here's what humanity may be like in 1,000 years