DNA from other organisms can trickle down to our genomes. Should we be worried?
James Burgon explores the evolution of pregnancy tests – and why a frog is more effective than a mouse.
The parasitic tropical disease, schistosomiasis, affects up to 209 million people. But scientists may now have discovered an unusual solution – the giant river prawn.
Sarah Neidler has a closer look at curcumin’s biomedical properties and explains why it may not be suitable as a therapeutic agent – although often called a wonder drug.
Chaotic environments such as messy kitchens can cause stress, which can then lead us to over-snack on calorific treats – twice as many cookies according to this study!
There’s a large range of ways to depict any number, but none of these depictions answers the question: what is the fundamental nature of a number?
Prader-Willi syndrome is a devastating genetic disease with no treatment. But is a cure as simple as turning the relevant genes back on?
Witness “natural” selection as ivory poaching causes an evolutionary change in African elephants, as increasing numbers are born without tusks.