genetic variation
Disease-Linked Genes Questioned
Disease-Linked Genes Questioned
Jef Akst | Jan 6, 2016
Many patients with genetic variations linked to cardiac disorders do not exhibit any symptoms, raising concerns about the validity of incidental findings of genetic tests.
Probing the Genetics of Intelligence
Probing the Genetics of Intelligence
Dan Cossins | May 15, 2013
Some geneticists are skeptical of a project that will analyze the DNA of high-IQ individuals to identify genetic variants related to intelligence.
Solitary Sequencing
Solitary Sequencing
Beth Marie Mole | Dec 21, 2012
Decoding the genome of a single cell could reveal previously overlooked levels of genetic variation.
Surprising Sperm Diversity
Hayley Dunning | Jul 23, 2012
The first genetic comparison of one man’s individual sperm cells uncovers unique genetic shuffling representative of a much bigger population.
Battle of the Sexes
Hannah Waters | Nov 17, 2011
Traits that help one sex but hurt the other are not sufficient for maintaining genetic variation.