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Scientists claim to have found a correlation between how well wired-up some individuals were to their cognitive abilities and general success in life
‘Photograph 51’ gives Rosalind Franklin credit she is due – but the reputation of a colleague suffers
Scientists believe the insects reflect changes to the flowers on which they feed
Gaia Vince's 'Adventures in the Anthropocene' was based on eye-witness accounts of man-made environmental change
The 26-year-old man was never expected to walk again following an accident five years ago
At the time, science advisers to the government took the cautious approach that there was 'no evidence' mad cow disease was a threat to human health
Potential benefits for infertile men and young cancer patients, as French team say in vitro cells look like the real thing
Crispr/Cas9 technique could allow scientists to change DNA of human embryos
Critics say the 'Crispr' gene-editing technique could lead to 'designer babies'
Scientists want to use the new and incredibly efficient Crispr/Cas9 technique
Mix of ancient and modern features appears to set these hominins apart as a separate species of Homo
Species had feet designed for long-distance walking, but also bears ape-like characteristics
Disturbing possibility raises questions about certain surgical procedures
A new study suggests that Alzheimer’s can be transmitted between people