Extinct fish is alive and well

The biologists found hardly any genetic difference between houting and a species called European whitefish.

What actually keeps us healthy?

Researchers uncover the genomics of health.

Study challenges our understanding of premature ageing

The study offers a new outlook on how mitochondrial dysfunction may contribute to aging by affecting cellular nucleotide pools.

Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers

DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is the hereditary material in humans and almost all other organisms. Nearly every cell in a person’s body has the...

Haryana’s Rors brought Western flavor to Indus Valley

People belonging to the Ror community living in parts of present-day Haryana and Rajasthan have emerged as a key player in the jigsaw puzzle...

Not your mom’s genes: Mitochondrial DNA can come from dad

We have learned in our biology classes that mitochondrial DNA comes only from the mother. But now, this theory need to be rewrite. A new study...

Study demonstrates impact of temperature on mitochondrial DNA evolution

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is usually passed down from one generation to the next only through the mother. Researchers have long assumed that variations in...

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