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DNA, genes, and genomes, oh my! Watch this video to get basic understanding of the vocabulary of genetics.
The definition and key facts about deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), the building block of genes.
Responsible for cell division and many other functions, see why the chromosome is key to our everyday life.
Alleles genetically influence many parts of our life, such as how we look, risk factors for certain diseases, and much more.
Learn all about telomeres, a part of the chromosome that changes with aging.
What are genes and why are they of such interest to science?
Don't use these interchangeably! There is a difference between genetics and genomics.
How do epigenetic changes affect individuals without physically changing their DNA?
How can you give therapy to a gene? Find out how gene therapy can help treat disease!
Discover what "genetic resilience" is and how our genetic makeup can protect us from diseases like Alzheimer's and type 2 diabetes!
Trillions of tiny living things inhabit our skin, but don't worry: that's good! Learn more about our skin microbiome to see why.
Science can help extend our healthspan, but what does that mean?
Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects over two million people with uteruses worldwide, but what is it exactly?