Stories say the people of Easter Island's destroyed the landscape before turning to cannibalism. The truth is far more sinister.
Skeletons of four, unrelated men offer major insight into the sex lives of our early ancestors.
Amid concerns raised by government bodies, the event has been put off.
There are virtually no regulations for CRISPR technology.
From space stations to "frozen zoos" storing embryos, eggs, sperm and the DNA of endangered animals—the movement to create our backup ready for humanity version 2.0 has already begun.
If we can overcome our biological flaws—our genes and our inability to make rational choices—our days on this planet may not be numbered after all.
Nucleotides form the building blocks of life—but where they came from has been a longstanding mystery.
The majority-Muslim region of Xinjiang has already been subject to increased government control in recent years.
Each pupil prefers a different learning style and technique.
Abrahim Hassan shares DNA with his mother, an egg donor, and his father's sperm.
Police said they "cannot rule out terrorism" as a motive.
Initial tests proved the foot was human, but subsequent examinations found little DNA.
Thermometer was created to measure temperatures within living cells.
The new law giving government power to collect DNA samples is for national security reasons, says a Kuwaiti official.
Five people became sick in Kansas, Oklahoma and North Dakota.
A super-jet engine, living to age 120, safer childbirth and a prosthetic hand that can feel.