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Tag: genetic

Can most Americans be identified by a relative’s DNA? Maybe soon

If someone uses a consumer website to trace his ancestry, should that information be used to identify his kin, possibly in a criminal case?

Researchers identify erectile dysfunction gene

50% of men do not respond to erectile dysfunction treatments currently available.

Gene-editing damages DNA more than previously thought: study

A revolutionary gene editing technique hailed as the future of disease eradication and mooted for a Nobel prize may be less precise and cause more cell damage than previously thought, researchers said Monday

Serbia twins study probes whether IQ is innate

Hundreds of twins helped researchers in northern Serbia to explore the influence of genetic and social factors on intelligence.

Ancient infant helps scientists unravel Native Americans’ genetic history

The baby's remains have changed the prevailing scientific thoughts on Native American genetics and history.