Feb 19

A detailed new map of our genome in action

Your genome contains thousands of genes, possible instructions that build your cells. So how do cells know which genes to use? A set of markers called the epigenome tells them which genes to turn on and off. But if they…

Feb 10

Parliament's House of Commons just approved further testing on "three-person babies", a technique that would use the genetic material from three people to create a healthy baby. It's a misleading term, scientists say, and it doesn't explain why for some…