27 Oct 2016
Traces of long-lost human cousins may be hiding in modern people’s Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material, a new computer analysis suggests.People from Melanesia, a region in the South Pacific encompassing Papua New Guinea....
17 Oct 2016
The coenzyme NAD+ plays a main role in ageing processes. In mice and roundworm adding the substance can both extend life and postpone the onset of aging processes.
6 Oct 2016
From designer babies to engineered mosquitoes, advances in genome-editing technologies such as CRISPR–Cas9 have raised the possibility of tremendous scientific advances and serious ethical concerns.
29 Sep 2016
The most detailed genetic study of Indigenous Australians confirms the group is the oldest continuous civilisation on the planet.
29 Sep 2016
Cancer is made up of cells that are no longer subject to control by the brain or the DNA in the cell nucleus. Cells of the body are usually programmed to die after a period and this is referred to as apoptosis.
23 Sep 2016
Smoking leaves its “footprint” on the human genome in the form of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material methylation, a process by which cells control gene activity, according to new research in Circulation
20 Sep 2016
In the traditional sense, fertilization occurs when a sperm meets a female egg. Once this occurs, the egg “reprograms” the sperm, whereby various chromosomal and DNA changes occur that enable the sperm to...
13 Sep 2016
For the first time, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators have been able to identify in human cancers two characteristic ...
23 Aug 2016
A new study has warned that an unhealthy diet during pregnancy could influence a child’s risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
15 Aug 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in this special publication addresses some of the questions raised by mothers especially those living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome...
11 Aug 2016
The United States Government is planning to lift a moratorium on funding of controversial experiments that use human stem cells to create animal embryos that are partly human.
6 Aug 2016
I am Ashake Agoro and I’m the fashion designer behind the brand Ashake Oge Coutures. We are a women’s wear brand that originally started in London and later moved to Nigeria. We do ready-to-wear, bespoke tailoring, training and also consulting as well as styling.