The Great White Shark's genome may hold the key to tackling disease in humans in a new way - and for the first time scientists have successfully sequenced the whole thing.
A team of German scientists are urging the world to invest in artificial photosynthesis, which would mimic the way plants soak up carbon and could help in the fight against climate change.
Tech education lags behind the pace of innovation - and needs to play catch-up.
Our immune systems are remarkable defenders of our bodies against illness, but could they could also teach us some valuable lessons for how we work and live?
Your data is key to all developments in biotech. But first we need to find a way of using it that is both progressive and ethical.
China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the moon on January 3, which also carried a biosphere experiment that contains five sets of plants and some insects.
Diversity is thought to make ecosystems, species and populations more resilient to environmental stresses.
From climate change to over-fishing, the effects we’re having on the oceans could be helping huge populations of jellyfish spread, sometimes with disastrous consequences.
Built by doctors at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, the simulation allows detailed exploration of tumours through a VR lab.
What drives us to stick with what we're familiar with, or explore the unknown? It's all in our minds.
A naturally occurring 'glitch' in certain crops has been suppressing growth and yield, but scientists believe they have found a way to bypass it.
A genetically modified pothos ivy can remove cancer-causing pollutants from the air in our homes.
The billions of microbes that live within our body can be beneficial to our physical and mental health.
Cockroaches can efficiently eat and process food waste, before they themselves are used as animal feed and in medicine when they reach the end of their life span.
Researchers in Singapore have developed a contact lens-like patch covered with microneedles that deliver drugs to treat eye diseases.