The battle of the sexes starts with imprinted genes in the womb.
Kat Arney reports back from the Genetics Society, BSBD and BSCB Spring meeting.
From epigenetics and imprinting to trees and bees, here are highlights from the joint Genetics Society, BSDB and BSCB...
Opossums have an unusual way of sorting out their sex chromosomes.
Are we giving DNA a little bit too much credit?
Are employers allowed to use your genetic information against you?
Who can get hold of your DNA information, and what can they do with it?
DNA tests can reveal your ancestry, as well as any skeletons your family may have in the closet!
How much can your DNA tell you about your future health, and is this information a blessing or a curse?
DNA explained, with a little help from some ukuleles.
Using bio-engineering to grow an entire human organ system in the lab - complete with connecting blood supply.
Growing miniature human organs in the lab using stem cells taken from an adult.
Turning embryonic stem cells into nerve cells and implanting them in the brain...
Understanding how a human being is formed form a single fertilised egg can lead to incredible scientific breakthroughs...
Popularity isn't just by chance - there's science behind it.
Destroying the cells controlling the build-up of fat tissue causes mice to become obese with no change in diet.
A former morphine addict tells us his story...
Climate change will mean more energy in the atmosphere which is bad news for airline passengers...
Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may lead to behaviour changes in your child.
The team get stumped by some tricky questions...
Plain-language summaries are making research more accessible to broader audiences
Handedness has its origins in the spinal cord
The Toxoplasma gondii parasite builds a scaffold inside human and other animal cells to help it multiply and cause...
Exposing male mice to nicotine can make their sons more resistant to nicotine and other drugs