Genetic Baby Eye Color Predictor

If you are one of the many expectant parents asking yourself “what color eyes will my baby have?” genetics can give you an answer. Or at least a hint of which colors are more likely based on yours and your partner’s eye color and family history. While there is not a...

Are Redheads Becoming Extinct?

Back in 2007 National Geographic and other press reported that redheads were an endangered species, and that the gene that produces natural red hair would disappear from the human gene pool in as little as 60 years. Since then, the urban legend about natural red hair...

What Is Genetic Testing?

Every single one of your cells contains chromosomes, which in turn are made of chemical strands which carry the genetic information that encodes the proteins that make you who you are. Those chemical strands are known as DNA and define everything: from the color of...