Humans 'sole culprits' in US parrot extinction

A study of North America's only native parrot confirms its disappearance was down to humans alone.

By Paul Rincon | Dec. 13, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: evolution wildlife animals genetics dna united-states hunting genome catalonia spain extinction birds

DNA project to decode 'all complex life' on Earth

Scientists set out to read the DNA of 1.5 million species, starting a "new chapter in biology".

By Victoria Gill | Nov. 1, 2018 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: genetics genome conservation hinxton

Gene editing is GM, says European Court - BBC News

The European Court of Justice has ruled that altering living things using the relatively new technique of genome editing counts as genetic engineering.

By Paul Rincon | July 25, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  genetic-engineering  european-court-of-justice  genetics  genome  genetically-modified-crops

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