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Scientists are calling for a wider public debate on a new development in genetics that could allow the simple and accurate manipulation of the human genome, as revealed yesterday by The Independent.
J. Craig Venter says the next revolution in genetics will come from synthetic biology, as we learn to design and 'print' organisms with computers
Added to results from a similar study from 2011, there are now 110 genetic variants linked to MS
The drinks are made in the UK at a factory in Coleford, Gloucestershire, which employs around 500 staff
Mitochondrial replacement could help families at risk of a certain class of genetic disorders
How dare we subject what little we have left of Britain's utopian vision to the same complaint culture that we would a day-trip that didn’t live up to our expectations?
Pharmaceutical giant shocks medical world by opting to reveal findings of all tests on patients
Vaccination is the single greatest success story of 20th-century medicine. It has saved millions of lives around the world – including from smallpox, polio, diphtheria, typhoid, tetanus, measles and flu.
As many as 13,000 patients across the US had steroid injections that may have been contaminated by a fungus linked to a rare form of meningitis that has killed eight people, federal officials said yesterday.
If you're starting university soon - or going back, but worryingly absent-minded - have a good think and read through this checklist to make sure you pack what you absolutely need
Stoke are close to completing the signing of Rangers midfielder Maurice Edu after being given permission to finalise his work permit application.
Paul Ryan yesterday accepted the nomination to be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate, accusing President Obama of doing nothing to tackle America’s crisis, and promising a Republican administration would slash federal spending and generate 12m new jobs.
We hear he's big in France...
Family called for investigation after traces of poison found on his clothes
Patients across the country will soon be able to see whether their local hospital or health authority is "rationing care" as part of Government plans to eradicate "postcode prescribing" in the NHS.
Fire-breathing management style has gone – and it works at Gillingham, says Glenn Moore