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National

Sorry Mum, There's No Truth To The Claim 'It Runs In The Family'

2 min read

Centuries-old theories that claim having multiple children of the same sex is a trait that 'runs in a family’ have been debunked.

Jane Tiller

Jane Tiller

Guess What? American Police Might Have Access To Your DNA

6 min read

In the past week, news has spread of a Florida judge’s decision to grant a warrant allowing police to search one of the world’s largest online DNA databases, for leads in a criminal case.

Vanessa Hayes

Vanessa Hayes

Humanity’s Birthplace: Why Everyone Alive Today Can Call This Place Home

5 min read

Where was the evolutionary birthplace of modern humans?

News

News

Loch Ness Monster Might Just Be A Giant Eel

2 min read

Scotland’s fabled Loch Ness monster could just be a giant eel, scientists said after an intensive analysis of traces of DNA in the Loch’s icy waters.

National

National

Meet The Seven-Year-Old Girl Going Through Menopause

4 min read

When Emily Dover grew four centimetres at just four-weeks-old, her parents started asking questions.

National

National

Did TV Icon Reg Grundy Have A 'Secret' Son? DNA Results Are In

1 min read

The mystery surrounding a man who claims he is the long lost son of Australian TV icon Reg Grundy has deepened, with a DNA test proving “inconclusive”.

World

World

Lock Of Hair May Hold Answer To Leonardo Da Vinci's Final Resting Place

2 min read

On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death, we may finally know the true resting place of the Renaissance master.

World

World

Who's The Father? Identical Twins Both Forced To Pay Child Support

1 min read

Two Brazilian brothers refused to say which one fathered a child and DNA tests were inconclusive so now both have to cough up cash.

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News

Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Actually Damage Your Brain, Science Says

1 min read

We all know we need a good night's sleep, but we've never really known why -- until now.

National

National

Test Breakthrough Could See Cancer Diagnosed In Minutes

1 min read

Cancer patients could soon be diagnosed within ten minutes thanks to a simple new blood and tissue test.

World

World

Gene Editing Sperm The New Frontier In Battle Against Alzheimer's

3 min read

Less than a week after the widespread condemnation of a Chinese scientist who claims to have produced HIV-resistant twins, a scientist in the US is reportedly set to use gene-editing against another disease.

10 News First

10 News First

Piecing Together The Mystery Of The Dead Man No One Can Identify

3 min read

In the modern era of CCTV, digital tracking and incredible police forensics, why can no-one solve the mystery of the dead man found beside a Sydney street?

World

World

Mum Was A Neanderthal: Fossil Shows Mix Of Humankind’s Cousins

3 min read

Scientists say they’ve found proof that some Humans are a mixture of Neanderthals and Denisovans.