UK’s Fertility Treatment Regulator allows DNA editing technique setting the stage for a future where genetically modified (GM) babies may become common.
a new study shows that the relationship between bees and humans go back farther than the 8500 years than it was thought to be
For the first time, a research has enabled detection of a genetic 'brittle bone' disease known as Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) by simply scanning a patient's limbs. Up until now, bone diseases have been diagnosed through X-rays, history of fractures and other clinical symptoms and, in the case of OI, genetic testing.
Embryos of women who are overweight or obese at the time they conceive display distinct differences in early development compared to embryos from women of a health weight, according to a new study.
Some people are born heroes. New research reveals that people who risk their lives for others are hardwired to do so.
Female populations have been larger than male populations throughout the human history, suggests a new research.
According to a new study, chimpanzees are inherently violent creatures.
Few people prefer not to take risks, while some are just known for taking risky decisions. Researchers have now found that the volume of parietal cortex in the brain could predict where people fall on the risk-taking spectrum, according to new study.
In an analysis, researchers have found that human, fly and worm genomes are more similar than we would think, according to a new study.
The United States and the United Kingdom are scheduled to start human trials to test a potential Ebola vaccine soon.
In a new study, researchers found evidence that tuberculosis might have been transmitted to humans by seals and sea lions in Africa.
A method of growing human cells from tissue removed from a patient's gastrointestinal (GI) tract has the potential to lead development of tailor-made therapies for inflammatory bowel disease and other GI conditions, according to a new research.
Up until now 27 chemical elements were considered to be essential for human life. Well, now there are 28 and the latest edition is bromine.
On the Galapagos Islands where Darwin's finches reside, (tiny birds are so called because these inspired Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection) humans have come forward to provide them life-saving assist.
Monkeys can use symbols to add, a new research has found. The findings of the research shed light on the evolutionary origins of math, according to researchers.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.