Experts say the ground-breaking discovery could pave way for routine use of stem cells in medicine
Most nature documentaries choose to focus on a particular habitat or time of year. Inside the Animal Mind, a new three-part series on BBC2, got to the crux of our fascination with other species by instead attempting to answer a question that will be familiar to all pet owners: just what is going on inside that head?
Black rats are also implicated in both outbreaks, which took place 800 years apart
DNA analysis of the man’s tooth has also disclosed that he had the dark-skinned genes of an African
Studying the disease among dogs could allow experts to build a defence if human cancers became transmissible
Scientists say a group living in the Araguaia River, Brazil has been isolated from other varieties for more than two million years
A wide variety of DNA mutations which differ from one person to another might play a decisive role in triggering schizophrenia according to two of the largest studies to date into the complex genetics of the mental disorder.
The alleged victim's flatmate also gave evidence, and claimed she was "stressed" and "upset" after the reporter visited Travis' home
It's hoped the way they adapt their foraging behavior will help to develop smarter robots
Soothe tired eyes, reduce fine lines and do away with dark circles with one of these hard-working creams
BBC presenter Professor Alice Roberts says regulations must be expanded to include private schools
The trial of DJ David Lee Travis continues in Southwark Crown Court
Rolf Harris, the royal artist and television entertainer, has denied sexually assaulting four girls - the youngest aged seven - in a string of alleged attacks said to have spanned nearly two decades.
Beijing Genomics Institute is producing 500 cloned pigs per year
Must we assume that a lack of genetic ties to a child make parents any less capable of bringing them up in a happy, healthy home?
Schools urged to do more for LGBT pupils, as 4 in 10 admit to suicidal thoughts