Smoke from e-cigarettes damages DNA and can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, scientists have warned.
Two monkeys have followed in the footsteps of Dolly the Sheep by becoming the world’s first primates to be cloned from transferred DNA.
Scientists have been accused of paving the way to living human clones after creating two genetically identical monkeys.
Genes we are born with account for more than half the differences in intelligence between people, a study has shown.
Newly-identified gene mutations could offer hope in the the fight against global obesity, scientists say.
A serial thief who stole more than £7,000 of items from an Aberdeen property was snared by police after leaving behind his DNA.
A medieval child whose mummified body was thought to show the earliest known case of smallpox was really suffering from hepatitis, scientists say.
Alcohol can increase the risk of developing cancer by causing permanent genetic damage to stem cells in the body, new research has found.
Researchers have created what they call a “living tattoo” using ink made from bacteria cells.
A compound present in red wine and dark chocolate could help slow down the degenerative effects of ageing, scientists suggest.
A banned driver who stole a distinctive car before using it as a getaway vehicle for an armed robbery of an Aberdeen shop left his DNA and fingerprints in the vehicle.