She is credited with discovering the connection between chromosomes and sex determination
The genome testing was the first of its kind on a Phoenician
'These small daily hassles of scraping by are evident in changes that build up and affect children’s development'
Researchers say findings are a 'challenge' to the idea that using a donor egg can prevent the transmission of faulty mitochondrial DNA, but other experts sound an optimistic note
'We stand to gain not only greater historical knowledge of Leonardo but possibly a reconstruction of his genetic profile'
The study involved the analysis of 380,000 participants' genes
Straight men and women carry genes associated with homosexuality and pass them to their children, finds study
Some of the most important treatments in the world might be missing because of badly-designed consent forms
Sea sponges are believed to have first appeared 640 million years ago
While the phenomenon has long been unexplained, scientists are beginning to solve the mystery
Scientists studying the DNA of ancient Europeans found evidence of a 'major population upheaval' at the end of the last Ice Age
Without the Y chromosome, mammal foetuses develop into the 'default' sex, which is usually female
It is the first time that a top breakthrough had also been a runner-up twice before
Scientists hail breakthrough in their attempts to eventually eradicate genetic diseases in both dogs and humans
Joint committee of scientists says use of genetic engineering should currently be limited to research purposes only
With almost 200 million cases a year, achieving such a result would lift a great weight of human suffering