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Smarter people live longer

While it’s long been believed that lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise and smoking are the key to determining how long you live, new research suggests your DNA is more important.

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What do you think about selective dog breeding?

From perfectly-portioned purebreds to ‘designer dogs’ that fit in a teacup, humans have been playing God to produce the ‘perfect’ pooch – with disastrous consequences.

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Family genetics – what you should tell your family

Medical conditions are often passed down through families. So, what information should you be passing down the family tree?

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Grandmother wins High Court fight

After a long battle between a Queensland grandmother and a major US corporation, the High Court has ruled that the breast cancer gene BRCA-1 cannot be patented.

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