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Why sloths descend from the safety of the trees once a week to go to the toilet has baffled scientists - but one specialist thinks he has the answer
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.
Ukip leader says women must sacrifice family life to achieve more than men
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
Man is being kept alive medically after devastating series of heart attacks and could die at any time, High Court told
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?
US researchers find specific cells in the blood of heart attack sufferers
I have been courting osteopaths on and off
As a 'larger, non-hostile' fellow feline
Experts said that while other species have been found to have conjoined twins, the find is ‘without any precedent’ among gray whales