Resistance to a commonly used antimalarial medication, Atovaquone, can’t spread to the general human population, a new research found.
Evolution also does not claim humans evolved from primates. Neither does it say non-human primates, including monkeys, baboons, chimpanzees and gorillas, will evolve into humans with time.
Cells must repair the thousands of bits of DNA damage they incur every day. These cellular mechanisms fend off cancerous tumors, and cancer researchers are working to harness their power.
Gene therapy is allowing us to switch on natural beneficial mutations to counteract the effects of negative mutations in diseases such as sickle cell anaemia.
The first case of genetically engineering a human embryo to cure a congenital disease is a technical breakthrough but raises troubling ethical questions.
DNA profiling is a powerful tool, but being faced with identical DNA from identical genes has been a problem - until now.
British researchers have developed a new way of tracing the life history of individual cells back to their origins in the…