‘Amphy’ has features of both simple and more complex forms of life – and so can help us understand important steps in evolution.
The marine creature amphioxus allows scientists to explore some of the steps that took place as simple creatures evolved to become complex animals.
Babs turned to technology to clone her dog Sammie.
Humans, and indeed pet dogs, are more than just products of genes – even before the moment of conception, environments play a vital role in shaping us.
Cancer disproportionately affects the old.
The older we get, the higher our risk of cancer. With age, we accumulate exposure to environments and chemicals that increase…
The epigenome is changed by what we eat and drink, smoking, stress, pollution, sun exposure and other environmental factors.
Thanks to the Human Genome Project we now have a complete genomic map. But, simply having a map doesn’t give you all the information. For a map to be useful, you still need know where to go, the best way…