Genes too decide how empathetic you are

London :  Not just upbringing and experience as you age, genes too decide the level of empathy in humans, a team led by an Indian-origin scientist has found. The study, led by University of Cambridge PhD student Varun Warrier, also said that women are, on average, more empathetic than men. However, this difference was not […]

Scientists identify 36 new genes implicated in cardiac disease

New York : Researchers have identified 36 new genes that plays a causal role in cardiac hypertrophy — abnormal thickening of the heart muscle — which can lead to heart failure. “This is an exciting direction for personalised medicine, and also for identifying genes and therapeutic targets for complex diseases that involve many genes,” said […]