Monthly Archives: December 2015

Astronaut concern for UK floods

Image copyright NASA Image caption Tim Peake captured this image of northern England as cloud briefly cleared British astronaut Tim Peake has expressed his concern from the International Space Station for those affected by floods in his home country. The…

DNA sheds light on Irish origins

Image copyright Thinkstock Scientists have sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland – shedding light on the genesis of Celtic populations. A genome is the instruction booklet for building and maintaining a human – comprising three billion DNA letters.…