Medical research

Mapping the effects of genetic variation, one letter at a time

In the two decades since the human genome was first sequenced, scientists have learned much about how the genome is organized and how widely it varies between people around the globe. A better view of how that genetic variation ...

Health

The emotional, physical perks of planning a bucket list

Whether it's traveling to Hawaii, trekking to Machu Picchu or starting a community garden, creating a "bucket list" prioritizes ambitious goals or spells out how we want to be remembered. It also can bring emotional and physical ...