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Genetic Hand-Me-Downs

Greg O'Brien | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

My grandmother, Loretta Sinnott Brown, called me "snippy snooper" as a young boy because I was always "snooping around," asking too many questions, fo...

Why Some People Age Faster Than Others

Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jaimie Dalessio Scientists are learning more and more about what makes some people age faster than others and the consequences of that accel...

Men's Proneness To Disease (VIDEO)

Big Think | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Marianne Legato, professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University, talks about how males are less likely to make it through the embryonic state a...

TED Talks: Anne Wojcicki Of 23AndMe Discusses Consumer Genomics (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Michael Macher | Posted 11.17.2012 | Technology

Here's a question: If you could find out whether you were genetically predisposed to a life-altering disease like Alzheimer's or breast cancer, would ...