Alcohol consumption by fathers could lead to fetal alcohol syndrome

Alcohol consumption by fathers could lead to fetal alcohol syndrome

Laura Lynott | 
Fathers-to-be have been warned to avoid alcohol or risk affecting the health and well-being of their unborn child. Paternal alcohol ...

Survey of European attitudes on GMO milk suggests opposition softening

Public perceptions about genetically modified (GM) food products is shifting from wariness to a more positive attitude as I discovered ...

Are brains gendered, genetically?

Ian Douglas | 
Are boys and girls fundamentally different? Is pink for girls and blue for boys? Is there truth in the insinuation ...

Is this the start of a GM future for Irish farming?

Michael Kelly | 
In July 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency gave Teagasc permission to start a controversial, three-year, field-based research study of a genetically modified ...

Childhood obesity ‘linked to genetic mutations’

The following is an excerpt.  The rise in the number of overweight children may be as much to do with ...

Tastier beef by genetic design

Caitriona Murphy | 
New research to examine the link between genetics and health and meat-eating quality has just begun at the Tully research ...