Because of her genetic makeup, Sarah faced a series of hard choices when she decided to have children — but she was glad the choices were hers to make.
Israelis have wholeheartedly embraced genetic testing to create the “perfect baby,” but that quest raises ethical and legal questions.
Ari Feldman talks to Times columnist Carl Zimmer about the secrets, the history and the biology of Zimmer’s own genome.
When Harvey Singer’s prostate cancer was supposedly in remission, he noticed something alarming in his blood tests. Here’s why men should learn from his example.
Lorelei Sandoval and her husband had noticed their four-month-old son, Isaac, had an eye problem. It wasn’t until the doctor asked them if they were Jewish descent that Sandoval started getting nervous.
Angel Moses found out she had breast cancer when she was 38. The surprise? The so-called Jewish gene mutation that escalated her risk for the disease came from her father.
Gene therapy is making progress in treating genetic diseases affecting Jews, but scientists say challenges still remain.
Boomerang, developed by university students, is testing a gene-therapy technology it thinks might change the landscape of cancer treatment.
One of the hallmarks of HBD blogs is the use of data and charts from genetics studies to “prove” their alt-right theories.
“Human biodiversity,” supported by alt-right superstars like Milo Yiannopoulos, is just eugenics updated for the Internet Age.