Tag: genes

Does Everybody Have A Gay Gene?

Two to six percent of people self-identify as having predominantly homosexual attractions and, while there are many social and political theories on why, what does...

Genetics and Back Pain

Hi, I’m Dr. John Shim, and I’d like to discuss genetics and back pain. Let’s get this out of the way first. None of us...

How CRISPR Changes Human DNA Forever

In 2011, scientists created glow-in-the-dark cats. The researchers took a gene from glowing jellyfish and inserted it into the unfertilized eggs of house cats. It...

The Origin of Genes

A gene can simply be defined as a stretch of DNA that is transcribed into RNA, and most RNA is then translated into protein. Each...