genetics

October 9, 2018

Researchers have discovered a specific place in the human genome where variations can raise a man's risk of erectile dysfunction. The finding is a significant advancement in the understanding of the genetics underlying erectile dysfunction.

picture of urologist Hunter Wessels
October 8, 2018

Can your genes indicate if you're more likely to have erectile dysfunction?

September 26, 2018

The Northwest Genomics Center at the University of Washington in Seattle will become one of three genome centers around the country for the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program.

September 14, 2018

An analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk.

August 21, 2018

This KING5 video looks at a free home genetic test for women who are at risk for ovarian cancer is available through MAGENTA, which s short for MAking GENetic Testing Accessible

July 27, 2018

New knowledge about biological processes related to the heart's electrical activity has been gained through a major genome science study. The research had the largest sample size ever of a project of this type.

July 25, 2018

Much has been made about the fact that genetic information that people agree to submit online helped lead police to a suspect in a long unsolved crime, involving the so-called "Golden State Killer." Less reported is the fact that two people in t

May 23, 2018

Dr. Mary-Claire King was recently on the Indiana University campus to receive the Hermann J. Muller award, and to give this year’s Muller Lecture on genetics and genomics. While she was there, she joined host Aaron Cain in the WFIU studios.

April 27, 2018

Even as scientific experts applauded the arrest of the Golden State Killer suspect, some expressed unease at reports that detectives in California had used a public genealogy database to identify him. 

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