Discover Genetics

5 Traits to Thank Your Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s day is just around the corner and the man of the hour requires his due appreciation. Our fathers strive to provide and inspire us to become not only a successful functioning adult but also motivates us to pursue our own dreams. Fathers work hard to give us all the food and resources we need […]

How Does Genetic Technology Help In Managing COVID-19 Pandemic?

Throughout the pandemic of COVID-19, have you ever noticed that different people experience the pandemic differently? Some show zero symptoms, others just have a mild cold and unfortunately, some become very sick and pass away. Day by day, scientists are continuing to work hard to figure out the underlying reasons behind this wide variation of […]

Genes and Endurance

Endurance is one of the components of physical fitness, along with flexibility, speed, body composition and muscular strength.1 What is endurance? You may have heard about muscular endurance and aerobic endurance. In fact, both of these terms can get confusing sometimes. Hence, to differentiate: Thus, endurance or endurance capacity is one of the traits that […]

Could Genes Influence Muscle Strength and Power?

Have you ever wondered what makes an athlete a professional weightlifter instead of a professional swimmer? Sure, on a surface, it may be because their body types are naturally suited for specific sports. However, beyond that, engaging in different fields of sports also requires different muscle capabilities1. In other words, while there are sports that […]

10 Genes That Can Control Your Sports Performance

Sport. What actually is a sport? You actually may hear this word a lot but have you ever thought about its true definition? To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. Gene Tunny, American professional boxer.  The first thing that comes to your mind at the thought of “sports” is probably matches, scoring […]

Spicy gene in your DNA

DNA is the blueprint that defined who you are. For example, behaviours, physical appearance and your special traits, such as your spicy gene determine your tolerance to spicy food. “Pain tastes like spices, it adds favours to life.” Uma Dhamija How does people senes the spicy flavour. Your nervous system controls spicy sensation. The system […]

The truth about Asthma and your genes

Scientists support the role of outdoor air pollutants and genes in acutely aggravating asthma diseases in children and adults.  There are many advantages of living in Kuala Lumpur. Above all, the delicious food and the convenient means for a living. On the contrary, the haze is the major drawback of living in the city. However, it’s […]