The origami-like rearrangement of genes could one day help those with genetic disorders
Animal welfare groups and bioethicists have raised concerns over BGI's latest business venture
It was thought that all the 20,000 or so genes that make up the human genome must be essential for life
Many of our bodies' traits aren’t as bizarre as they may seem
The DNA alone is enough to raise questions
There's a good reason why people shared this picture internationally
Experts say the ground-breaking discovery could pave way for routine use of stem cells in medicine
DNA analysis of the man’s tooth has also disclosed that he had the dark-skinned genes of an African
Beijing Genomics Institute is producing 500 cloned pigs per year
Scientists have identified DNA associated with an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, holding out hope of a new treatment or even a cure.
People with the gene variant are less able to recognise faces
New treatment uses body’s own immune defences to seek out and destroy tumour cells wherever they appear
The new approach, which involves blocking the release of sperm brings scientists closer to developing an effective male pill
Study shows scents associated with terror may be passed on for two male generations
Sexually frustrated fruit flies die earlier, new research suggests.
Humans with similar variations in the same gene could also have increased risk of the disease