"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Three members of Germany’s defunct radical leftist Red Army Faction carried out a failed armed robbery last year to finance their life on the run
The three scientists who have shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry were unveiled at a press conference in Sweden. Swede Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich
The trial is due to resume in Thailand of two Burmese men accused of killing two British packpackers. The hearing will examine the reliability of
Two men in the United States have been released after spending 30-years in prison for a crime they did not commit.
The men, both convicted of rape
Fresh evidence has emerged to back up the idea male sexual orientation is influenced by genes.
Researchers looked at the DNA of 400 gay men and
Spanish researchers have unearthed surprising new evidence about what ancient Europeans looked like.
Genetic tests carried out on the remains of a
Scientists have discovered a fossilised leg bone from an early 400,000-year-old human in the ‘Pit of Bones’ site in Spain and the bone’s DNA opens a
He was one of the most reviled and divisive kings in English history.
And, more than 500 years since he was hacked to death on a British
New DNA evidence has connected deceased felon Alberto DeSalvo with Mary Sullivan, the last victim of the so-called ‘Boston Strangler’.
A Belgian aristocrat is taking King Albert II of Belgium, Crown Prince Philippe, Princess Astrid and her own father to court in an attempt to prove
In a unanimous ruling, the US supreme court says that human genes cannot be patented, as DNA is a product of nature. But the court said synthetically
The Vatican is bringing top scientists together for its second international adult stem cell conference. The organisers say they want to counter
DNA tests on the skeleton discovered under a car park in Leicester in the UK last autumn show that the remains are indeed those of Richard III –
Imagine that you’re a police officer in the midst of a riot. While you may be able to apprehend the offenders closest to you, you can see plenty of
Scientists have published the most detailed analysis of DNA since the completion of the human genome project in 2003.
The so called Encode
Twins have the same DNA but they do not always look identical. What makes them look and act differently are the differences to their epigenetic
A team of researchers at New York’s Presbyterian Hospital has been testing a new type of gene therapy against Parkinson’s disease on a group of
A Texas man has walked free from prison after DNA tests suggested he is not guilty of committing a sexual assault for which he was convicted.
DNA tests are being carried out on the remains of two bodies taken from the graves of Romania’s former communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his
Recently researchers in California began the highly automated, large-scale process of analysing DNA extracted from tens of thousands of saliva