- Kiwi DNA study reveals bird lost color vision Updated: Jul-22-15 9:01 pm
BERLIN - Scientists say they have sequenced the genome of the brown kiwi for the first time, revealing that the shy, flightless bird likely lost its ability to see colors after it became nocturnal tens of millions of years ago.
- Study: DNA reveals new wrinkle about settlement of Americas Updated: Jul-21-15 1:16 pm
NEW YORK - Scientists have discovered a previously unknown source of ancestry for some native peoples in Brazil, suggesting a new wrinkle in the story of the settlement of the Americas.
- K-12 students explore genetics at Notre Dame on summer camp Updated: Jul-10-15 7:59 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The researchers carefully extract genetic material known as DNA from potato chips, cookies and other common food items.