A British father and his wife speak of their heartbreak after being given the wrong baby by a hospital in El Salvador last year. Richard Cushworth and his Salvadoran wife Mercy are only now allowed to travel home to the US with their son Moses after DNA tests prove he had been swapped with another boy.
A 430,000-year-old human nuclear DNA, the oldest ever to be reconstructed and sequenced reveals Neanderthals in the making- signaling towards a possible need to rewrite our own origins.
Revolutionary new DNA techniques are making scientists hopeful in bringing back to life, a species of Ice Age cave lions that roamed the Earth 12,000 years ago.
Two twin strangers from Ireland – who never knew the other existed until two months ago – recently took a DNA test to find out if they were related.
The first drug that targets precise genetic mutations in prostate cancer has been shown to be effective in a "milestone" trial by UK scientists.
Today's dogs can trace their origins to Central Asia, according to one of the most comprehensive genetic surveys yet.
The first clinical trial injecting foetal stem cells into babies still in the womb has been announced.
An ancient African genome has been sequenced for the first time from a 4,500-year-old skull that was discovered in the highlands of Ethiopia.