10 Unusual Genetic Mutations in Humans

No two people are alike, due to the subtly different ways our genomes are expressed. But sometimes these biological differences lead to genetic mutations that are extremely rare, and sometimes debilitating. Historically, many people suffering from these mutations were labeled monsters or freaks — but today, we know… » 4/05/13 11:01am 4/05/13 11:01am

If you’re going to get your DNA analyzed, you’d better brace yourself…

Genetic testing has taken off in recent years. Companies like 23andMe and Medcan are finally allowing people to get their DNA tested so that they can better understand their genetic lineage and determine if they're prone to certain diseases. Now all this sounds good in theory — but what if your genetic tests yielded… » 9/13/12 9:40am 9/13/12 9:40am