The race towards a coronavirus vaccine: What's the latest?
Vaccine developers are pursuing a number of different approaches: inactivated vaccines, live vaccines and DNA vaccines. What’s the difference between them? And when will one finally be ready?
EU donates €50m to Nigeria to fight Covid-19, Obama endorses Biden for president and more
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Erasing your DNA footprint is harder than you think
Tracking down your DNA is a lot harder than you think. The direct-to-consumer genetic testing industry promises insight into everything from your ancestry to athletic ability and a lot of people have signed up...but as one Bloomberg reporter found out, once you give all of that up it's pretty hard to claw it all back.
First known Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, scientists find
"Cheddar Man", Britain's oldest nearly complete human skeleton, had dark skin, blue eyes and dark curly hair when he lived in what is now southwest England 10,000 years ago, scientists who read his DNA have discovered.
African doctors research DNA to cure diseases in the continent
Researchers in Ghana are mapping human genes to help treat diseases affecting African people. Doctors from 13 African countries are involved in the study.
'Blue blood' bid to encourage DNA screening
Geneticists in Prague offer to test citizens' DNA for links to Bohemian nobility in an effort to encourage people to submit samples for screening.