How do some bacteria evade the stomach's defence mechanisms to cause trouble in the gut?
In our colon is a previously unrecognised organ made up of trillions of microbes.
Why are scientists marching all across the world?
Most of us know that too much sugar is bad for our teeth, but why? Looks like bacteria are to blame.
Plumes given off by jet sprays from the ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus suggest an ocean inside the moon may...
Harnessing liquid water from water vapour in the air could help millions experiencing water shortages.
Could detecting an atmosphere on an exoplanet suggest life outside our Solar System?
Should parents be curbing the time children spend on touch screen devices?
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.