The lungs and placentas of fetuses in the womb — as young as 11 weeks after conception — already show a bacterial microbiome signature, which suggests that bacteria may colonize the lungs well before birth.
As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers have discovered that computers are outpacing human doctors in a number of important areas.
A much debated ancient human skull from Mongolia has been dated and genetically analyzed, showing that it is the earliest modern human yet found in the region, according to new research from the University of Oxford.
Cuts to public services and benefits in the UK that disproportionately affect the least well-off, single parents and disabled people put the government in breach of its human rights obligations, a study for the UK equalities watchdog found.
Researchers from the University of California San Diego have developed a fast and low-cost method of creating human cortical organoids directly from primary cells. This new protocol will allow the researchers to better understand how our own brains work.
More than 3,000 people in Vietnam, most of them women and children, were trafficked between 2012 and 2017, many of them into China, the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security said on Friday, as parliament sought to tighten laws to tackle the problem.