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And what it tells us about treating human obesity.
Scales tip towards genetic factors.
'Unknown chapter in human history'
Do you like to wake up and go to bed early, or to stay up late and sleep in?
Scent is key to tactical genius.
Meet a 3-D printed 'growing' brain.
But not for humans, yet.
Bed bugs have given up their genetic secrets.
Noise in shipping lanes overlaps with orcas’ hunting clicks.
Gene editing to monitor development.
Researchers question health impacts.
Microplastics wreak havoc with reproduction.
Faster development gave humans the advantage.
Brazilian city expands fightback program.
Is this virus destroying babies' lives?
Clues to how to handle human pregnancies.
We have more control over our gut microbes than we thought
The microscopic world of cells viewed under a microscope.
Measuring the microbes that feed on the dead can determine the time of death.
Adults have all it takes to master a new language.
Vojtech Novotny, came for the insects and is now a champion for New Guinea's people.
Most of these wandering species are normally invisible. Viviane Richter reports.
A round up of the year's winning science images
Our countdown of the year's top stories about bodies and biology.
Tracing the mega moggie's family tree.
Nobody knows why some people sneeze when they go out from the dark into the sunlight.
Prevention is often better than a dramatic intervention.