A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
Columbia is part of a new consortium to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.
When linking genetics to criminal behavior, courts risk of misinterpretation and misuse within the legal system.
A new study measures the risk of developing Parkinson’s for people with Gaucher disease and Gaucher carriers.
Researchers discovered how common obesity gene contributes to weight gain
At a recent TED2014 conference, P&S pediatrician and geneticist Wendy Chung presented an overview of autism and the role of genes.