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Study of gay brothers may confirm X chromosome link to homosexuality

Dean Hamer finally feels vindicated. More than 20 years ago, in a study that triggered both scientific and cultural controversy, the molecular …

Will “Gay Gene” Impact Abortion Views?

Lately, “pro-choice” has been “evolving” into “pro-abortion”–including support for sex selection abortion.<p>But what if we find there is a gay gene …

New genetics funding for rare diseases

Canada is investing $2.3 million in a search for genes that cause rare illnesses that often don’t attract research funding.<p>The funding will focus on …

Genetics

Rare disease research awarded $2.3M

A new Canadian research network to study rare diseases and how genetic mutations cause these diseases will be established with a $2.3 million grant …

The Elusive 'Gay Gene,' And Why It Doesn't Matter

Just recently, the largest twin study to date examining genes’ influence on homosexuality was published in the journal <i>Psychological Medicine</i>. The …

New Study Suggests Genetic Link To Homosexuality

A study of hundreds of brothers has added to evidence that there is a genetic component in determining who men are sexually attracted to, but makes …

Genetics

Researcher Claims to Have Found DNA Evidence Supporting That Some Are Born Gay

Researchers that evaluated hundreds of sets of brothers, some of whom were non-identical twins, say they found evidence that supports a predisposition for homosexuality in a person’s genes, but other scientists question the data.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>The researchers conducted genomic analysis …