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14 Nov 2018
Men should start a family before they age of 35 to avoid risk to their unborn babies, researchers claim.
18 Oct 2018
For the first time, researchers have created mice with two dads. No female contributed to the rodents’ genetic makeup.This unusual reproduction took place in a lab where researchers gathered fathers’ stem cells, and used them to produce embryos that were implanted into surrogate mothers.
17 Oct 2018
A new Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material tool created by Michigan State University (MSU), United States (U.S.), can accurately predict people's height...
20 Aug 2018
Studies have revealed that children from identical twin sisters who married identical twin brothers will all be genetic siblings who share about 50 percent of their DNA.
23 Jul 2018
Most people with spinal cord injury are paralyzed from the injury site down, even when the cord isn't completely severed. Why don't the spared portions of the spinal cord keep working? Researchers...
12 Jul 2018
Scientists have found social mobility is partially written into our genes, which can make us high-flyers or high-earners. A study of more than 20,000 people in the UK, US and New Zealand found those with certain genetic variations earned more money, had better careers and got further in education. Regardless of which class they came…
29 Jun 2018
A revolutionary new Deoxy Nucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material tool could help take humanity a step closer to eternal life.
29 Jun 2018
Repetitive actions, which are common in children with autism could be stopped by changing the way the brain works, research shows.
28 May 2018
Who would have suspected that a handheld genetic test used to unmask sushi bars pawning off tilapia for tuna could deliver deep insights into evolution, including how new species emerge?
20 Apr 2018
Humans will be genetically modified for the first time in Europe after regulators have given the go ahead to trial DNA-splicing therapy.A destructive blood disorder known as beta thalassaemia, which reduces the production of haemoglobin, could be cured using this therapy.
5 Apr 2018
Experts made the finding by analysing the human genome, looking for strings of genetic information that were out of place.This revealed an inheritance of markers from an unidentified human-like species, some of which may be of benefit to their descendants...
30 Mar 2018
Scientists have unlocked another piece of the nature versus nurture puzzle.Researchers at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies, United States (U.S.), released a report saying that the way mothers treat their children influences their kids' Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material once they are adults.

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Emirates Airlines has announced a suspension of flight operations in Nigeria from Thursday, September 1 due to rising debts in the country. The decision by the airline comes weeks after it told Nigeria’s aviation minister, Hadi Sirika, that it will reduce the number of flights to Nigeria from Monday, August 15 due to its failure…
41 mins ago
Felicien Kabuga, an alleged financier of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, will go on trial in The Hague on September 29 facing charges of genocide and crimes against humanity, a UN judge announced Thursday.
49 mins ago
Lagos State government has extended the ban on the operation of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada to four more local councils and six local council development areas. The Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who announced this on Thursday, said it was after a review of the earlier ban on commercial motorcycles operation in six…
55 mins ago
Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Ali, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division of the Nigerian Army, has visited troops affected by a recent fire disaster at 301 Artillery Regiment in Gombe.
1 hour ago
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it is working toward offering two free automatic digital training for newly registered Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).