Around 4,200 women die from the disease each year
The technology could one day be used to save the lives of people waiting for organ transplants
Some unfortunate felines have been named 'Hitler cats' or 'kitlers' on social media because of markings under their nose
It is the first time that a top breakthrough had also been a runner-up twice before
What we do in life may have implications not only for the health of our children and even our grandchildren
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
Scientists want to use the new and incredibly efficient Crispr/Cas9 technique
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
The sight of thousands of people with previously incurable forms of blindness could be saved thanks to a pioneering new gene therapy that requires just one operation.
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