The only way bodies can be identified is through DNA testing and dental records because people are so badly burnt beyond recognition. It's distressing for everyone
Doctors are excited at early results of test that could mean widespread early screening, detection and treatment of 10 cancers, significantly impacting survival rates, and slashing health costs.
Tests conducted on the skeleton of an ancient human ancestor who lived in England show he had "dark to black" skin, researchers said.
A Spanish woman who believed she was the daughter of Salvador Dali has lost her decade-long battle to prove she is the Spanish surrealist’s only child and heir.
A Spanish woman who claims she is the daughter of Salvador Dali is in fact not, acccording to a DNA test.
María Pilar Abel Martínez claims her
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Scientists have moved a step closer to curing hereditary disorders by safely repairing a gene in a human embryo. A joint team from The United States and South Korea allowed embryos to develop for five days and succeeded in normalizing a mutant gene.
Salvador Dali's body has been exhumed for DNA samples to settle a paternity case - and in a typically surrrealist twist his moustache was found to be intact.
DNA samples have been taken from the body of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali to try to settle a paternity claim.
Police in Germany say they have recovered DNA from the recently discovered remains of a girl who disappeared 15 years ago, claiming it matches that of a dead member of a neo-Nazi terror…
Fertility doctors using a brand new technique to eliminate inherited disease have helped a woman deliver a baby with three genetic parents.
Najim Laachraoui has been identified as an accomplice of the Paris attackers who killed 130 people in a series of shootings and bombings last
British scientists have been given the green light to edit the genes of human embryos for research. A controversial technique will be used, that some
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
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
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