DNA

Oodles more: Labradoodle DNA analysis reveals the crossbreed dogs beloved by celebrities are more poodle than Labrador US experts studied more than 150,000 points along the labradoodle genome From this...

Would YOU take a DNA test for a face cream? Say goodbye to generic skincare. Now products can be tailored precisely to suit your genes Dr Veerle Rotsaert is co-founder of Tempus Clinic in London’s...

DNA from an unknown ancient ancestor of humans that once bred with Denisovans still exists among people today, study reveals Researchers from the US developed a new tool to analyse ancient DNA Three per...

‘Right-handed’ bias of DNA of all living things may be down to cosmic rays blasting the Earth before animals or even bacteria had the chance to form, study finds All life on Earth has right-handed...

Pollen DNA is being studied by British scientists in a bid to identify which grasses cause severe hay fever It is impossible to tell pollen from different plants apart without looking at DNA  Scientists...

Bizarre iron-shelled snail that lives in underwater volcanoes and can endure searingly high temperatures and pressures draws in minerals from the environment to reinforce its scaly ‘armour’,...

Hip-hop star Lizzo recently took to Instagram to share a revealing video of herself, through which she encouraged her fans to be kind to themselves and spread the message of body positivity. “It’s...

DEAR DEIDRE: A GENEALOGY DNA testing kit – a gift for my 50th – has revealed siblings I knew nothing about. I was always led to believe I was an only child yet the results showed I have a half-sister. We...

SUSPICIOUS partners now have a way of proving adultery with crime scene-style DNA tests on intimate items of clothing. The East Sussex company, AffinityDNA is offering an infidelity test service for people...

We’re all a little more Neanderthal than we thought: Study claims ancient Europeans introduced Neanderthal DNA to African populations 30,000 years ago Study found the first conclusive evidence for...

When hunter-gatherers living in what is now southern Denmark broke down pieces of birch bark into sticky, black tar about 5,700 years ago, they almost certainly didn’t realize that they were leaving...

Centuries of adultery exposed: New DNA evidence reveals that people with poorer ancestors are more likely to have a paternity shock in their past than those from the middle classes Researchers have put...

Genetically modifying human cells with DNA from a TARDIGRADE could help astronauts withstand the deadly effects of long-distance space travel Tardigrades have a protein that protects them from radiation,...

From 2020, the NHS plans to ask parents if they want their newborn babies tested to check for any inherited diseases and any risk of illness in later life. This new test will give doctors the opportunity...

Kary B. Mullis, a biochemist who won the 1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering a way to analyze DNA easily and cheaply and thus pave the way for major advances in medical diagnostics, molecular...

Scientists have created a living organism whose DNA is entirely human-made — perhaps a new form of life, experts said, and a milestone in the field of synthetic biology. Researchers at the University...