The California two-spot octopus can edit the RNA in its brain to produce different proteins as ocean temperatures fluctuate, a new study finds.
A new study looks at how urinary tract infections can affect DNA. And down the road that could lead to new treatments for the millions who get UTIs.
A discarded cigarette found near the body of a Vermont school teacher in her apartment nearly 52 years ago helped lead investigators to a neighbor who they say strangled her, Vermont police said.
The year 2022 was the 200th anniversary of the birth of Gregor Mendel. He's known as the father of genetics, so scientists exhumed Mendel's body and examined his DNA.
"You know, this image of Neanderthals being brutes, is not quite accurate," says paleogenticist Laurits Skov. "The more we learn about them, the more like humans they appear to be."
Up to 50% of Europeans died from the plague. Now a new study shows that those who lived had a protective gene mutation they passed on to bolster immunity — but it comes at a cost.
David Sinopoli was charged Sunday in the 1975 killing of Lindy Sue Biechler. Investigators chased down leads for decades, but it wasn't until advanced DNA analysis was done that he became a suspect.
DA says said one woman was recently arrested for a felony property crime based on her DNA collected years ago during a domestic violence-involved rape examination.
New technology and the help of a volunteer college student help solve what is believed to be the fourth-oldest cold case in the U.S. using genetic genealogy.