Project aims to create a genome reference that represents the genetic diversity of all the populations on Earth.
The finding supports theory that genetic differences between individuals and species can affect the acquisition of mutations.
Map details the changes in gene activity that occur as the embryo develops and differentiates into different cell types.
Technique allows researchers to toggle on individual genes that regulate cell growth, development and function.
National Human Genome Sciences Institute today launched a multi-center initiative to research how variations in DNA sequences confer disease risks.
By shuffling DNA in and out of one gene, syphilis stays a step ahead of the immune system to resist eradication
Folliculin gene defects are implicated in some forms of infertility, certain cancers and other cell growth disorders.
Better treatments for atrial fibrillation and heart block could emerge from greater understanding of the heart's electrical activity.