This article is about Albinism and the threats faced by people in a particular part of this world because they are albinistic.
When you dream do you feel as though it is someone else's memory? Do you ever dream of other times and places? Here we take a look at Genetic Memory and how it may influence your life.
Use M&M's to determine genetic traits, extract DNA from a strawberry using normal household materials, create edible DNA strands using marshmallows and licorice, design dog breeds as you select alleles, and more in this fun lesson on Genetics! Use this lesson on its own, or add it to the Human...
Should Americans protest the trend toward patenting human genes for exlcusive research and even sale? Some gene patents of been revoked as of 2013, but what next?
Genetically altered humans turned vampire, is it possible? Can immortality be achieved? Harnessing the power of the mythical vampire
In recent medical research, scientist and doctors have found a way to eliminate the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases, such as muscular dystrophy, by creating an embryo with three parents.
Thalassemia is a group of genetically inherited diseases of the blood that affect a person's ability to produce normal hemoglobin, resulting in anemia.
Many people consider mutations in the human genome to be a negative event as they associate mutations with cell damage, cancer and genetic diseases such as sickle cell anaemia and Huntington’s disease. However, when proper research is done, we can...
This article is about Gregor Mendel, well known as the "Father of Genetics". He was responsible for discovering the fundamental "Laws of Inheritance". Read all about his life story.
Chimeras contain DNA from two different sources. An unusual case of human chimerism and animal chimeras created for commercial use are explored in this article.