In a lab in Italy, scientists have grown replacement skin for a young boy who had lost most of his to a rare and devastating genetic disease.
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.
Candyfloss trees and bubblegum-coloured water: Photographer Sanne De Wilde offers a glimpse of what 'the island of the colour-blind' looks like to its inhabitants.
What are the mechanisms that allow us to adapt to extreme altitude and lack of oxygen?
Fossils that are 100,000 years older than any other known remains of our species have been unearthed
Scientists in California have managed to successfully grow human cells within a pig embryo.
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
A lamb whose mother had been genetically modified with a jellyfish protein by the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) ended up
Two American independent movies by two young film makers had their world premieres at the Los Angeles Film Festival. “The Escort” says what it does
Two women credited with creating revolutionary gene-editing technology have won this year’s Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific
On Tuesday, British MPS voted 382 to 128 in favour of making the UK the first country to allow a “three-parent” IVF, also known as mitochondrial
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
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