Each life form on this planet has a unique genetic code – DNA – whose structure was first identified 65 years ago. Now geneticists are using DNA to improve our health, eliminate hunger and even bring back animals from the dead...
Sue Black, Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology at the University of Dundee, tells us what it was like to begin her journey into unlocking the secrets of the dead, making her first incision into a cadaver.
The heart-breaking debut by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ offers an insight into the devastating effects of sickle-cell disease in 1980s Nigeria, and is the only novel shortlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize.
To our bodies, there’s not always a clear difference between the stress of being pursued by predator and the desk job frustrations of today’s world.