Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 11:55
A maverick scientist wants to detect Martian life and bring it back to Earth by using a device called a digital biological converter, or biological teleporter that he`s trying to build.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 19:40
Scientists have decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit and found that the fruit has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 18:55
Ants and bees are surprisingly more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps such as yellow jackets and paper wasps, scientists have discovered.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 18:40
Humans may soon be able to design and "print" synthetic organisms using the biological equivalent of a 3D printer, a leading scientist has predicted.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 11:34
Questions like ‘is Bigfoot real’ or ‘do you believe in the existence of Bigfoot’ have been asked for ages but as yet, no convincing proof of it has ever been presented.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:24
The first 3D models of chromosome structure have overturned a long-held belief about their shape - the X chromosome looks nothing like an X!
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 11:19
South Korean scientists said on Tuesday they had carried out the first DNA analysis of the tiger and four other great felines in a project to help critically-endangered cats to survive.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 15:26
Scientists have sequenced the genome of high-value grapes in order to demystify the chemical processes that create a wine`s aroma.
Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 18:27
Scientists have successfully sequenced the genome of the Chinese hamster, paving way for advances in the pharmaceutical industry.
Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 20:00
Scientists have sequenced the genome of Botryllus schlosseri - a small sea creature which is humans` closest living invertebrate relative.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 21:17
A team of Bangladeshi scientists has successfully decoded the genome sequence of a local variety of jute plant, opening up a new vista in the development of the golden fibre.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 15:03
Scientists have identified a single gene critical for yield of the oil palm and have also reported the plants genomic sequence.
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