How much can your DNA tell you about your future health, and is this information a blessing or a curse?
Scientists have completed a trial for the ebola vaccine on captive chimps, but could this be the last one?
High levels of alcohol could come back to bite you, even if you cut down.
With PrEP drugs unavailable from National health services for many, some are taking matters into their own hands.
What is HIV, how do you catch the infection, and what could be behind the recent reduction in cases?
What other uses could there be for optogenetics?
Could optogenetics be used to treat human brain conditions?
A pancreas transplant between a mouse and rat has reversed the symptoms of diabetes.
This is a mental illness often associated with teenage girls but new research suggests otherwise.
Gene editing is being used to tackle an inherited immune disorder that leaves people with serious infections.
Will the alcohol kill off any Salmonella in my eggnog?
A new approach helps researchers to assess data from many
small-scale studies before designing clinical trials.
And finally it’s time for our Gene of the Month, which is the gene - or rather
the gene fault - responsible for...
... and it could mean quicker diagnosis and better drug delivery.
We hear how this will save Shona Cobb, who has condition that affects her heart, known as Marfan syndrome.
We swabbed our desks to see what's growing there and the results were pretty disgusting...
You can burst it, pop it, neuter it, starve it or just break it...
The many clever mechanisms that bacteria do to stop antibiotics killing them...
Instead of using antibitiocs, could we give bacteria a virus? Would that
overcome the resistance problem?
We've only had anitbiotics for 100 years; we survived up until then, so surely we can do so again?
Your prescription to help stop antibiotic resistance...
Elephants have extra copies of a gene that protects against cancer...
The parasites that cause African sleeping sickness can hide in the skin of
Leukaemia can become resistant to chemo but scientists have been
watching cells in real time to work out how they...