Key Genes Related to Severe COVID-19 Infection Identified
Key Genes Related to Severe COVID-19 Infection Identified
Differences in the expression of genes associated with antiviral immunity and lung inflammation may contribute to a more serious COVID-19 infection.
Key Genes Related to Severe COVID-19 Infection Identified
Key Genes Related to Severe COVID-19 Infection Identified

Differences in the expression of genes associated with antiviral immunity and lung inflammation may contribute to a more serious COVID-19 infection.

Differences in the expression of genes associated with antiviral immunity and lung inflammation may contribute to a more serious COVID-19 infection.

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Opinion: Greater Diversity Is Needed in Human Genomic Data
Opinion: Greater Diversity Is Needed in Human Genomic Data
Charles Lee | Sep 1, 2019
Researchers must ensure that the inequality seen in most of today’s genomic studies and databases is corrected.
Genetic Study Points to Metabolic Roots of Anorexia Nervosa
Genetic Study Points to Metabolic Roots of Anorexia Nervosa
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 15, 2019
Some variants implicated in the disease are also linked to other psychiatric disorders.
New Genetic Stroke-Risk Factors Identified
New Genetic Stroke-Risk Factors Identified
Catherine Offord | Mar 13, 2018
Analysis of DNA samples from more than 520,000 people brings the number of known stroke-risk loci to 32. 
Pooling Consumer Genetic Data, Researchers ID Links to Depression
Pooling Consumer Genetic Data, Researchers ID Links to Depression
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 2, 2016
Access to data from thousands of genotyping customers helped scientists detect novel associations with the disorder across the genome.
Getting to the Root
Getting to the Root
Catherine Offord | Mar 2, 2016
A study reveals the genes underpinning hair’s characteristics, from its color to its tendency to grow on the face.
Reduced Risk?
Reduced Risk?
Molly Sharlach | Oct 22, 2014
A genome-wide association study identifies a SNP that could help explain the relatively low rates of breast cancer among Latina women.
Java Genes?
Java Genes?
Molly Sharlach | Oct 8, 2014
Eight genetic loci could partially explain why some people drink more coffee than others.
Getting Down to Business
Getting Down to Business
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2014
Is there a genetic component to entrepreneurial success?
The Psychiatrist’s Jigsaw
The Psychiatrist’s Jigsaw
Megan Scudellari | Nov 1, 2013
Researchers are piecing together the devilishly complex sets of genetic alterations underlying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Mental Disorders Overlap in Genetic Etiology
Mental Disorders Overlap in Genetic Etiology
Kerry Grens | Aug 12, 2013
Genome-wide datasets reveal varying degrees of genetic similarity among five common psychiatric illnesses.
Key Mental Illness Genes Found
Key Mental Illness Genes Found
Bob Grant | Mar 4, 2013
A large genome-wide study has identified four single-nucleotide polymorphisms shared between five major psychiatric disorders.
Combing the Cancer Genome
Carina Storrs | Mar 1, 2012
A guided tour through the main online resources for analyzing cancer genomics data
Climate-Shaped Arabidopsis Genome
Kerry Grens | Oct 6, 2011
Two genome-wide studies, backed up by field experiments, identify SNPs that correlate with Arabidopsis fitness in various climates.
Heritability of Intelligence
Tia Ghose | Aug 9, 2011
A new study of thousands of people in Europe quantifies the genetic underpinnings of intelligence, finding that some 50 percent of smarts stems from genes.
Longevity Paper Retracted
Tia Ghose | Jul 21, 2011
A study that identified several genes linked to extremely long life has been retracted due to technical errors in the sequencing chips used.