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Catching genes from chlamydiae allowed complex life to live without oxygen

Researchers has discovered a new group of Chlamydiae – named the Anoxychlamydiales – living under the ocean floor without oxygen. These have genes that allow them to survive without oxygen while …

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Kids’ genes, environment affect sleep differently

Researchers compared sleep patterns for close to 500 sets of identical or fraternal twins. They found that especially as kids got older, environmental influences – which include when parents put kids in bed, for example – explained more and more …
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Genes, Environment Both Underly ADHD Development – Softpedia

In a bid to make more sense of how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) emerges, experts have recently conducted a new study on twins. They found that both nature (genes) and nurture (the environment) are involved in this, and that their …
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Genes and Environment Influence ADHD Kids’ Academic Grades – Med India

The link between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and academic performance involves a complex interaction of genes and environment, a new study has found. The study found genetic influence to be greater on reading than for math, while shared …
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