As it turns, the Yeti really is a rare creature. It just isn't exactly what we thought.
Scientists change a single gene (and nothing else) in mice to increase their lifespan by nearly 20 percent.
These blobs may not look like much, but they're the closest living backbone-free relatives to humans.
Your ability to gain muscle mass might be entirely related to your genetics. Thanks mom and dad.
The USDA aims to fight mineral deficiencies in third world countries by making white rice as good for you as brown rice.
Do we really inherit the "bald" gene from our mother's side of the family? Learn the truth, and then resign yourself to the inevitable.
Whether we call it the fountain of youth, or just a beauty potion, humanity has long been on the hunt for a magic elixir to ward off the effects of aging. Now a research team in China has reportedly come up with what they believe could in fact be a real anti-aging formula.
Whether it's a local politician claiming Native American ancestry or your hipster friend asserting some vague familial connection to French aristocracy, thanks to advances in science it's becoming increasingly difficult to obscure one's true ancestry.
If dressing your Christmas tree and stringing all of those lights has become a bit tedious, scientists in England want to end that ritual by developing a self-glowing Christmas tree using genes spliced from jellyfish and fireflies.
A growing body of evidence is suggesting that genetics has a subtle but measurable influence on our political views. While our genes can't fill out our ballots for us, the relative position of a person on a liberal to conservative scale may be somewhat predictable through genes. This is called genopolitics.