No ‘gay gene,’ but study finds genetic links to sexual behaviour

No ‘gay gene,’ but study finds genetic links to sexual behaviour

LONDON — A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behaviour has confirmed there is no single “gay gene” but that a complex mix of genetics and environment affects whether a person has same-sex sexual partners. The research, which analyzed data on DNA and sexual experiences from almost half a million people, found […]

Preemies may grow up to be unlucky in love: Study

Preemies may grow up to be unlucky in love: Study

Adults who were underweight babies or early arrivals may be less likely to have romantic or sexual relations or become parents than their counterparts who were full-term infants, a research review suggests. Compared to adults who were full-term babies, those who were premature or low birthweight infants were 57% less likely to have sexual intercourse, […]

Canada largely successful in managing economic immigration, study says

Canada largely successful in managing economic immigration, study says

OTTAWA—An international review of Canada’s economic immigration system suggests the country is doing well when it comes to how it selects and welcomes foreign workers. But the report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development suggests that some tweaks would be helpful to ensure the needs of the economy are actually being met. The […]

Men and women have same problems in their sex lives, study suggests

Men and women have same problems in their sex lives, study suggests

New research suggests men and women are on the same wavelength when it comes to problems in their sex lives. The study from the University of Waterloo asked more than 100 heterosexual couples in long-term relationships about issues that are most likely to surface in the bedroom. It found that men and women identified the […]

Genetic test predicts middle-aged obesity risk, study says

Genetic test predicts middle-aged obesity risk, study says

NEW YORK – Can a genetic test identify newborns at risk of becoming severely obese by middle age? Researchers say they have come up with one, and that it might allow interventions in childhood to avoid that fate. The test examines more than 2 million spots in a person’s genetic code, seeking variants that individually […]

Trudeau says Scheer 'can't be lying to Canadians' as Liberals on ethics committee block SNC-Lavalin study

Trudeau says Scheer 'can't be lying to Canadians' as Liberals on ethics committee block SNC-Lavalin study

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his threat to sue Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, saying his chief rival in the upcoming election “can’t be lying to Canadians.” Trudeau’s lawyer Julian Porter sent a letter to Scheer on Mar. 31 pointing to what he called “highly defamatory comments” the Official Opposition leader had made in a […]

23andMe’s Call for Collaborations to Study Underrepresented Populations

23andMe’s Call for Collaborations to Study Underrepresented Populations

If you are a scientist studying populations not well represented in current genomics research, the 23andMe Research Team would like to work with you. We are searching for qualified researchers interested in the full spectrum of human genetic diversity to collaborate with us. Researchers will work with 23andMe scientists to study our database, including 23andMe’s […]

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