Some forms of genetic and scientific research do appear controversial at the outset, like researchers wanting to createhuman-animal chimeras. Whether this is possible or not, only time and research can tell. But the fact is that human chimeras do exist … Continue reading Human Chimeras – They Do Exist
A controversial research by Swedish scientists attempts to alter a healthy human embryo’s genetic material all together. In the research experiments, biologists belonging to the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, led by biologist Fredrik Lanner, injected a gene editing tool into … Continue reading Is Human Embryo Editing Possible? Things to Know
A new research study conducted in Belgium found some interesting correlation between obese mothers and the higher biological age of their babies. The study analyzed information from 743 mothers and their newborn babies, who were part of the study. These … Continue reading Obese Mothers May Have Biologically Older Newborns
Genes may not completely influence the academic performance of children, as they do not give the whole story. While researchers believe that the genetic makeup does have an influence on the academics, the extent of influence is debatable. There are … Continue reading How Much Do Genes Influence in the Academic Performance in Children?
In a recent study published in the journal Current Biology, funded in part by Unilever, it was analyzed that a particular gene present in people made them look two years older than what they actually were. Manfred Kayser, is the … Continue reading Blame Your Genes For Your Older Looks