Genetics

New Study Finds Genetics Is Why Some People Feel 'Paranoid' When They Get High

Cannabis is enjoyable for most people but decidedly not for some. Science seems to now know why.

My DNA Test Confirmed It: I'm Not a Morning Person

According to DNAfit, it's not laziness that stops me rousing in the morning.

Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next Few Years

Get this: The renowned paleontologist who inspired 'Jurassic Park' is attempting to recreate dinosaurs by reversing the evolution of the modern-day chicken.

How to Know If You Have the Entrepreneur Gene (If it Even Exists)

Is entrepreneurship caused by nature or nurture? Not that it makes much difference once the bug bites.

Soon Hiring: Human Trait Designers and 7 Other Out-There Jobs of the Future

Upcoming cultural and technological shifts could lead to a host of new job titles. Here's what you could see on business cards.

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