Researchers say they are surprised that the figure isn't significantly higher
The disgust we feel is an evolutionary advantage, even if we don't know it consciously
Human trials could begin as early as next year
'Music is very important to us and is often closely linked to our identity'
The study actually found that blondes tended to be slightly more intelligent than other people
World Meteorological Organisation warns rate of change is 'unprecedented in modern records'
Steve Connor has been Science Editor since the launch of the IoS - he reflects on the big issues
It is less boring than it seems – you just need to look closely
Here are just a few of the things your body can reveal about you
South Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol is battling computer programme AlphaGo to test whether robots have advanced enough to out-smart humans at the board game
'For solid tumours to disappear in 11 days is unheard of. These are mind-boggling results'
There may be more benefits to taking the stairs than you realise
Move seen as a blow to the Broad Institute’s on-going claims of scientific priority in a bitter patent dispute with other American universities over the Crispr technique
Doing something habitually or excessively does not necessarily make it problematic
Many mutations or ‘knock-outs’ may have no effect on human health, researchers find. Science Editor Steve Connor explains
'Our study suggests that the ageing clock begins ticking even before we are born and enter this world'