People from Denmark are genetically similar to each other no matter which part of the country they come from, report researchers in the journal GENETICS,...


Check out the October issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS This Month's Centennial Articles Fumio Tajima and the origin...


Geography and ecology are key factors that have influenced the genetic makeup of human groups in southern Africa, according to new research discussed in the...


Check out the September issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS This Month's Centennial Articles Sydney Brenner on the genetics...


Guest post by Daniel G. Taub. With billions of neurons in the human brain, making the right connections during development seems a daunting task. A...


Check out the August issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS This Month's Centennial Articles Horvitz and Sulston on Caenorhabditis...


The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 resulted in horrific casualties and devastation. The long-term effects...


For two weeks in the summer of 1953, Motoo Kimura enjoyed a welcome respite from loneliness and the austerity of post-war Japan. Crossing the Pacific...


Memory is a complex neurological process, and understanding its mechanics rarely yields clear-cut answers. So far, research on the memory-implicated gene HDAC4 has been no...


Lurking in colonies of pathogenic bacteria are drug-resistant mutants. If the colony is exposed to antibiotics, these resistant mutants may survive, but they still face...