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Try this quiz to determine whether common traits are hereditary or influenced by the environment
Nature & Environment
How much sperm does a man make? Would you explode if you don't release your sperm? Explore the male reproductive system in this article and video.
Health, Sports & Psychology
Mike Leahy - writing with Hilary McQueen - gets to grips with the numbers behind the man's part of the reproductive system - sperm.
How does the selective breeding of dogs work? Why are poodles and German Shephers different? What about designer dogs? This science article explores.
History & The Arts
DNA and archaology are coming together to reveal how multicultural a great Empire was.
Dr Mark Hirst delves into Dog DNA to explain where they came from and why there are so many different types.
This extract from An Introduction to the Human Genome explores the basics of the science at the heart of genetics.
DNA can repair itself. Which is great news for most cells - but if we know how it pulls off the trick, we can stop cancer cells from fighting against treament.
The startling discovery that hundreds of thousands of Brazilians have a genetic mutation that undermines their ability to resist cancer is helping labs worldwide in their search for new treatments for the disease. Sue Armstrong explains.
The reintroduction of lions to Rwanda after twenty years might seem like a conversation success story - but it's a little more compliacted, explains Laura Bertola.
"Forensic science is just recent archaeology", says Allan Jamieson, Director of the Forensic Institute, Glasgow, as he explains how the same science can solve recent crimes and shed light on the past.
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Tis the week to talk about: Bacteriophages, breath-detecting disease, our bees electric and DNA barcoding.
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