26 Apr 2017
The research, conducted in an experimental model of ischemic stroke and human retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells, is available in Advance Publication Online in Nature Research's Cell Death and Differentiation.
6 Apr 2017
When a United States (U.S.) fertility clinic revealed last year that it had created a baby boy using a controversial technique that mixes Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material from three people, scientists were quick to raise the alarm.
24 Feb 2017
A novel but controversial technique known as gene-editing has produced pigs that could be resilient to an often fatal virus that costs European farmers $1.6 billion per year, researchers said Thursday.
22 Feb 2017
Human gene editing to prevent genetic diseases from being passed to future generations may be permissible under certain conditions, a panel of experts says.
2 Feb 2017
Designer cows have been created that are resistant to tuberculosis (TB) – one of the biggest problems facing dairy farmers around the world.
23 Jan 2017
Cervical cancer comes in subtypes, said a study Monday that may boost the quest for life-saving treatments for a disease experts said is killing more women than previously thought.
19 Jan 2017
The first modern humans are thought to have left Africa and begun spreading around the world up to 100,000 years ago. But exactly what route they took and when it happened is still up for discussion among academics.
15 Dec 2016
The first baby to be born using a controversial three-parent In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) technique could soon be joined by a number of other lab-created infants conceived through the same method.
1 Dec 2016
British scientists on Wednesday approved the use of so-called "three-parent baby" fertility treatments, paving the way for the country to become the first in the world to officially introduce the procedures.
1 Dec 2016
Scientists plan to unlock the mutant’s healing powers that will allow damaged or cut off limbs regrow, for everyone - using the Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material of a humble worm.
17 Nov 2016
The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, on Tuesday said the first DNA Forensic Centre to be established in Nigeria by the State Government will become operational by the first quarter...