Scientists found that deleting a certain gene in mice can make them smarter by unlocking a mysterious region of the brain considered to be relatively inflexible. It is called the ‘Homer Simpson Gene.’
A father’s genes promote the baby’s weight in the womb, regardless of maternal health, while a mother’s genes limit the baby’s weight, regardless of fetal health, and a delicate balance is achieved via this conflict.
Doctors successfully silenced the genes that make chickens to grow a beak, causing it to revert back to it’s ancestral state: the snout of a dinosaur.
The genes that cause breast cancer are patented. The patent holder must be paid every time studies and research are done on these genes.
There may be women with a mutant gene that makes them able to see 4 primary colors instead of the usual three: tetrachromacy.