Uncle Sam Wants You — Or at Least Your Genetic and Lifestyle Information

Government scientists want a million volunteers to share the secrets of their genes and lives for a research project into the causes and cures of disease.


Well: For Coffee Drinkers, the Buzz May Be in Your Genes

Is coffee good for you or bad for you? The answer may be in your genetic makeup.


Well: To Stem Obesity, Start Before Birth

Researchers are tracing the origins of obesity to the pre-pregnancy weight of a child’s mother and father.