"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
Scientists at Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital say they have used stem cells to create a stomach in the lab.
The 3D creations will be used to study
Denmark usually comes top of the list of the world’s happiest nations. But this could have nothing to do with the country’s high standard of living
A six-month-old baby called Gammy has been left in the arms of his surrogate mother in Thailand, after his natural parents, an Australian couple
An experimental drug that could prevent the deadly spread of breast cancer has been tested by scientists at Cardiff University.
They believe it may
Spanish researchers have unearthed surprising new evidence about what ancient Europeans looked like.
Genetic tests carried out on the remains of a
Growing soil salinity is one of the greatest threats to agriculture around the world. In Australia particularly, soil and dry land salinity are two
Restoring sight to people suffering from a rare kind of eye disease – researchers at the University of Oxford have just published the results of a
The European Commission is proposing a ban on the cloning of farm animals in the EU and on the import of such clones.
It is also putting forward
Britain plans to offer parents at high risk of having children with severe disabilities a controversial form of IVF treatment.
Autism affects around one in 100 children with boys at a higher risk than girls. The number of people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder has
The world’s largest annual festival for biological twins and other multiple siblings opened at the weekend in Twinsburg, northern Ohio, attracting
December 22, 2001 A cat named CC, or Carbon Copy (pictured), is born at Texas A&M University, making her the world’s first cloned domestic animal
Genetically modified crops now face the prospect of being banned outright in the EU.
The potential prohibition, which still needs European Council
July 5th 1996. Dolly the Sheep becomes the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell. The creation of Dolly was a scientific breakthrough as
Argentinian doctors claim they have cloned the world’s first cow capable of producing human breast milk.
Rosita was born on April 6 by Caesarian
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
How good is that steak? How would you feel if the animal’s next generation was somehow different? So what if people eat cloned meat? That is what
This is what artificial life supposedly looks like. The blue shows bacterial colonies created from synthetic DNA.
The US Scientists who made the