Common chimpanzees are no longer considered our closest evolutionary relative as new evidence shines a light on how a different species may claim that title.
Alisha Aman describes how your inability to wake-up and sleep at a normal time is genetic.
DNA from other organisms can trickle down to our genomes. Should we be worried?
Alisha Aman reports on a breakthrough in the cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy using genome editing.
One crucial change among the 3 billion letters takes it all – Alisha Aman discusses some rare genetic diseases.
Claire Harris delves into the science behind the fiction (and perhaps asks herself if her Potter obsession is healthy)
The ability to point a device at a life form and identify it is a long-running Sci-Fi trope, but is it now one step closer to reality? Whilst remote sensing is still a dream,...
The purpose of gene editing is to repair a defective gene which is responsible for a medical condition. Traditionally, gene therapy involves delivering a gene that is missing or defective to a certain part...