There is no perfect diet that works for everyone.
Previous research suggests teacher quality accounts for up to 30% of the reason some students get better marks than others. Our research on twin pairs turns that on its head.
Large studies are unpicking the complex relationships between food, metabolism and health.
Before sending humans to Mars or the moon, scientists need to understand what long-term space living does to the human body. Now results are coming in from the Kelly brothers in the TWINS Study,
The effort to edit the genes of Chinese twins implies that all our traits are determined by our genes. But changing our diet, environment, lifestyle and microbes may have a greater effect.
Gut microbe metabolites can tell us a lot about our health.
Can you blame bad teeth on your genes? Here's why the answer is not as simple as you might think.
New research reveals why some people use food to soothe their emotions.
A twins study shows that children born via IVF have similar epigenetic changes compared with those born naturally.
Teenagers are heavily influenced by what their friends eat, to the extent that they forget about their parents' cooking.
Smoking causes 96,000 premature deaths a year in the UK. The fact that it protects against Parkinson's disease is not a reason to take up the habit.