DNA

Neanderthal genes linked to severe Covid-19 symptoms
A Neanderthal skull on display.
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Neanderthal genes linked to severe Covid-19 symptoms

Discovery may explain why some regions have been harder hit by coronavirus
1 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: UK ‘quietly retreating from world stage’
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Instant Opinion: UK ‘quietly retreating from world stage’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 17 February
17 Feb 2020
University success ‘genetic’, says study
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University success ‘genetic’, says study

Genes influence choice of university as well as exam performance, according to KCL researchers
19 Oct 2018
More than 20% of meat contains wrong animal, watchdog finds
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More than 20% of meat contains wrong animal, watchdog finds

Products from three supermarkets among more than 140 items that tested positive for undeclared animal flesh
6 Sep 2018
First human colonisation of North America uncovered
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First human colonisation of North America uncovered

DNA proves humans travelled from Asia to Alaska 10,000 years earlier than previously thought
5 Jan 2018