1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have produced four infant monkeys using a technique which could stop women with genetic diseases passing them on to their children.
Rewriting the genetic code of the flu virus has helped to produce a stronger immune response, studies on mice have shown.
Premature ageing can be reversed in mice, hinting at the possibility of anti-aging treatments for humans.
Researchers studying mice have discovered that brain cells may break their own DNA to form new memories.