Articles by Nicholas Wade

Earwax Gene May Play Role in Tracing Human Migration

  • 02 February 06
Earwax may not play a prominent part in human history, but at least a small role for it has now been found by a team of Japanese researchers.

Irish Claim to Nobility Not Just a Lot of Blarney

  • 19 January 06
Listen more kindly to the New York Irishmen who assure you that the blood of early Irish kings flows in their veins. At least 2 percent of the time, they are telling the truth, according to a new genetic survey.

New Gene Therapy Attacks AIDS

Rivals in DNA Code Race Agree to Truce

Biologists Sketch Out DNA Draft

Retrieved Genes Hint At Neanderthals' End

Scientists Reveal Genetic Mysteries of Fruit Fly

Genome Statement Hits Stocks

Gene Projects Struggle To Forge Cooperation

Gene Therapy Has Hint of Success

Cell Agent May Help To Treat Liver Illness

Emerald Analysis Reveals Gems' Long Journey

Sperm Evolves Faster In Battle to Procreate

Geneticists Engineer Longer-Lived Mice

U.S. Anthrax Vaccine May Be Ineffective

Neanderthal DNA Breaks Human Tie