Prader-Willi syndrome is a devastating genetic disease with no treatment. But is a cure as simple as turning the relevant genes back on?
Category: Life Sciences
Witness “natural” selection as ivory poaching causes an evolutionary change in African elephants, as increasing numbers are born without tusks.
Lauren Taylor delves into the stimulating debate that Viagra could be a contraceptive.
Frogs and other amphibians are being driven to extinction by a deadly fungus. So how does the fungus survive and continue to spread? Could crayfish be the key?
Everything you always wanted to know about Multiple Sclerosis*
(*but hadn’t thought to ask)
Louise Richardson journeys through the controversial issue of vivisection to identify practical ways in which scientists can improve the wellbeing of animals used in their research.
With more energy to invest in sex calls, well-fed male crickets are better able to attract female attention than their hungry counterparts.
Li-En Tan introduces Marfan syndrome — a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissues (the glue in your body), and explains the associated cardiovascular complications.