Go to sleep, go to sleep...
So, just exactly who ISN'T dead as a dodo...
Bacteria is becoming increasingly resistant to the antibiotics we use to treat illness.
Read an extract from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee's and Wellcome Book Prize shortlisted history of the gene, all the way from Aristotle to the Human Genome Project.
The genome contains an organism’s genetic material, but being bigger doesn’t necessarily mean that you have the most DNA.
Coyotes and gray wolves in North America have been able to interbreed, producing hybrid super predator pups commonly referred to as the ‘coywolf’.
Here's a hint: when people call you big headed they aren't telling you to measure the weight of your noggin.
Sharks can grow back lost teeth, so it seems like a evolutionary oversight that humans can't.
Earwax, otherwise known as cerumen, comes in two different varieties.
Psychic twins are a common movie trope, but there may be some truth in the fantasy.
Study finds adorable-looking mammal with big eyes and funny fingers on the same evolutionary branch as monkeys, great apes and humans.
There are several techniques for creating a baby from three parents. Here are two of them…
The first baby conceived using a controversial technique has been born in Mexico, but how does it work and are we at the dawn of the GM babies?
Jurassic Park had some lofty ambitions, but in reality cloning even a recently extinct animal is much more problematic than it sounds.
In his new book Secrets of Superhero Science, Barry W. Fitzgerald explores how to get the superpowers we see in Hollywood blockbusters in real life.
Two teams of scientists independently discover the gene that helps birds produce their dazzling red feathers, and it's found in their eyes.
Peter Bowes has been on an experimental diet that claims to protect against disease and slow ageing. Then he met a group of obese little people.
You don’t have to be a genius to know that there is some relation between IQ and genetics.
Attraction is a trade-off between looks, health and similar beliefs… how romantic.
A curling tongue is often explained by a tongue-rolling gene, but is that actually the case?
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