Genetics

Can you clone a dog?

A feature published in Variety this week revealed that Barbra Streisand’s two dogs, Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett, are actually clones of her late Coton de Tulear, Samantha, who died in 2017. But can you clone a dog, really?   Happy New Year from my three...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 5:37pm

Is there really such a thing as 'fault-free obesity'? New science says maybe

You eat right, exercise and generally do all the things you’re supposed to do in order to maintain a healthy weight. Yet, you’re still overweight. What gives? It might really be genetics, at least according to a study published in November in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 4:39pm