1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists believe they have pinpointed why thalidomide causes birth defects when given to pregnant women.
Did you know that it is exactly 100 years since a little-known researcher called Francis Peyton Rous in New York discovered that chickens could get cancer from viruses? We didn’t think so.
Influenza protection can be transferred across species, say scientists who have identified a key gene in ducks.
Nerve cells made from a person's own skin suggest a novel way to treat spinal injury.