Read this article to learn about "human hybrids" who express two sets of DNA. They can fail paternity tests and criminal DNA tests! They can also run into lots of medical-related hassles.
A brief overview of the genetics of Phenylketonuria.
This article is about Albinism and the threats faced by people in a particular part of this world because they are albinistic.
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...
Thalassemia is a group of genetically inherited diseases of the blood that affect a person's ability to produce normal hemoglobin, resulting in anemia.
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.
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...
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.
Yes, some people are actually blue. Read this article to learn causes of blue skin. Photos show the blue people Paul Karason, Stan Jones and the Fugate family of Troublesome Creek, Kentucky.
Telomeres protect the ends of chromosomes. Telomerase is an enzyme that stops telomeres from shortening. They may both play a role in cancer and aging.