Fresh insights into the structures that contain our genetic material could explain how the body's cells stay healthy.
North Atlantic coral populations – key to supporting a variety of sea life – are under threat from climate change, a study suggests.
DNA makes up only half of the material inside chromosomes – far less than was previously thought – a study has revealed.
A dinosaur fossil that almost went undiscovered is giving scientists valuable clues about a family of creatures that flourished just before the mass extinction.
Violence against children costs countries in the East Asia and Pacific region more than $200 billion - or nearly two per cent of the area's Gross Domestic Product.