The study suggested that genetic variation explains more than half of the variation in dog ownership, implying that the choice of getting a dog is heavily influenced by an individual's genetic make-up.
Researchers in the UK have found cocaine, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in all samples of freshwater shrimp in a rural area of eastern England.
In 2016 and 2017, low sea ice extent and early breakout of sea ice in spring resulted in complete breeding failure, reports Xinhua news agency.
Using ultraviolet light to induce cellular death, the team measured how the movement of the cells' chromatin was changed.
By studying responses like these, scientists could potentially get an early warning signal before heat waves start to produce more dire consequences.
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover that went into hibernation last June after a massive dust storm blocked sunlight from reaching its solar panels to generate power, might have "died", fear scientists.
The same technique that gave us Dolly the sheep, world’s first cloned mammal in the late 90s, was used to create these five little nonhuman primates.
Scientists have genetically modified a common houseplant to remove cancer-causing pollutants from our homes.
The scientists not only looked at the amount of guano but also the colour of it.
The X chromosome contains many genes related to the brain, and it is crucial for survival. Without at least one X, an animal cannot live.
According to researchers, the new diagnostic test demonstrated an accuracy of up to 90 per cent when tested on 200 human cancer samples and normal DNA.
Children can also be exposed to flame retardants by ingesting the dust which accumulates inside the vehicle, through skin contact or by chewing on their car seats.
A group of pediatric doctors from the University of Melbourne tested the warning by swallowing 6 pieces of LEGO toy heads.
Apes, or hominoids, are a group of primates from Africa and Southeast Asia that includes the gibbons and the great apes: chimps, orangutans, gorillas, and humans.
The Hubble telescope returned to normal operations on October 26 after successfully recovering a backup gyroscope replacing a failed in October.
For the study, published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, the research team compared the IQ test results of nearly 1,500 adolescents with epigenetic modifications.
A new study has revealed that the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record lived 558 million years ago.
The system was taught to ignore other tissue, nerves and other masses it encountered in the CT scans and analyse lung tissues.