DNA tests disprove alien hoax

DNA tests disprove alien hoax

A three-fingered and three-toed corpse that was reportedly found in a tomb near the UNESCO World Heritage Nazca Lines in southern Peru had been thought by some researchers to be an undiscovered species. However, in a blow to conspiracy theorists hoping for proof of...
Surrogate mother falls pregnant – twice

Surrogate mother falls pregnant – twice

A mother who became pregnant with her own child whilst carrying a baby as a surrogate for another couple has endured an emotional battle to get her baby son back. Jessica Allen’s extremely rare case resulted in her carrying ‘twins’ with two different sets of parents....
Novel DNA test aids snow leopard conservation

Novel DNA test aids snow leopard conservation

Snow leopards are well known to be elusive creatures and it is very rare to see one in the wild. They live in mountainous terrains at elevations from 3000 to 4500 m. Despite their isolation and altitude, the species is under threat. As well as an illegal trade in snow...