Just Be Yourself—and Maybe Somebody Else Too

Credit: iStock You may remember learning in biology class that the combination of genetic material from both of your parents is part of what makes you unique. The combination of DNA from your parents becomes your personal genetic code that you will pass on if you have children. But in some rare cases, a person … Continue reading Just Be Yourself—and Maybe Somebody Else Too

Spotlight On: DNA and RNA

Credit: iStock At some point in your life, someone may have told you “You have your mom’s eyes” or “You have good genes.” Well, it all has to do with your DNA. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is made up of two long strands of genetic codes that are connected by four molecules. These molecules—two on each … Continue reading Spotlight On: DNA and RNA

23 and We? Mating for Life Could Be Genetic

Spending Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart might just take on a new meaning ... an evolutionary one. Even though we live in an era in which endless opportunities for a mate are just a swipe left or right, science suggests that maybe we all have that one special someone out there. Social monogamy is the … Continue reading 23 and We? Mating for Life Could Be Genetic