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DNA

Study: Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers

Findings could spur public policies to require lower nicotine levels in tobacco cigarettes and increase regulation of e-cigarettes.

Change your baby’s DNA

All it takes is a hug and a cuddle to set your little one on the right path.

Most cancers caused by random DNA copying errors

While habits and environment can be key to the disease, chance plays a huge role as well.

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition.

If you can’t stay off social media, maybe it’s in your genes

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

Scientists aim for ‘Human Cell Atlas’

The undertaking would chart the types and properties of all human cells, building the ultimate reference map of the human body.

Gene therapy—an Alzheimer’s treatment?

The research is preliminary and plenty of work remains, but an animal study shows promise.

Craving coffee? Blame your granddad

Your genes may have some bearing on the amount of caffeine you need each day.

DNA linked to depression

Finding these genes may point researchers toward novel treatment strategies.

More exercise, less cancer

Physical activity, including brisk walking, jogging and swimming, may cut risk of 13 cancers.

Could vegetarian diets alter DNA, raise disease risk?

An expert explains the population genetics behind an intriguing study.

Immunity genes for E. coli found

Scientists see DNA as key factor in why illness strikes randomly.

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