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Were Neanderthals killed off by their own campfires?

Did smoking kill the Neanderthals?

... as we did and they were possibly being killed off by their own camp fires? Gary - Yes, that would increase their ... State University Were Neanderthals killed off by their own campfires? Did smoking kill the Neanderthals? ...

False colour SEM of Salmonella bacteria

Conservation of Microbes

... just the case that we need to conserve them for their own sake, but in fact, there are various knock-on effects ... animals and plants can't conduct.  Therefore, for our own sake, just for biotechnological reasons, we have an ...

Mouse Embyonic Stem Cells

Special stem cells

... biological secrets Kat Arney went on a journey of her own - up the M11 to the Babraham Institute just outside ...

Chain and padlock

A blockchain for genes

... people when it comes to maintaining control over our own genetic data. David Koepsell, Encrypgen Could we store ...

What is DNA?

... means we can if we want, choose to take a peek inside our own genetic code. But is this a force for good - enlightening ...

A grade on work

Born clever or made?

... those with a growth mindset (the belief in power over your own destiny) achieve more, and Susana's work has built on ...

Blood pressure check

Over 500 genes linked with high blood pressure

... stroke risk? Mark - I can give you some examples. In our own work at my institution we’ve been working on a pathway ...

A single cell neuron

Spying on single cells

... them. Stephan - Yes. We make lots of copies which has its own issues because it’s getting to lose some bios and lots ...

Spring cherry blossom

Spring is in the air

... context to what we sometimes really narrow down in our own labs and lives. Kat - Professor Rebecca Oakey from ...

Image of human blastocyst showing Inner Cell Mass (top, right) and Trophectoderm.

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz: Early embryos

... worms, and we don’t know much about development of our own embryos. Actually, at this stage of development, we have ...

Pipette

Nazneen Rahman - Cancer gene screen

... We still need to do these studies. Kat - In terms of your own work, you're particularly focusing on ovarian cancer. ...

How many new mutations did our parents hand on to us?

How many mutations do parents pass on?

... on how frequently they occur is I think important in its own right. Thomas Sasani, The University of Utah What's the ...

From left to right, Mabel, Nimmy and Florence Orbach

Reshaping your genetic destiny

... different as time goes on and they start to make their own life decisions.  Maybe the saying's right and 'variety ...

Everyone who ever lived

... a Christmas present for the genetics buff in your life, my own book, Herding Hemingway's Cats - Understanding How our ...

Cancer drug target visualized at atomic resolution

Zooming in on cancer genes

... than ever before, but this new wealth of data brings its own problems, as Nazneen Rahman explains. Nazneen - So ...