Perfect 3000-Year Old Wheel Discovered at ‘Fenland Pompeii’

Although archaeology is a relatively new science, many  believe that most of the great finds have already been discovered. A team from the University of Cambridge, however, have proven that this is not the case. On Must Farm in the idyllic county of Cambridgeshire, archaeologists have unearthed a perfectly preserved bronze-age wooden wheel, thought to be…

British Scientists First to Genetically Modify Embryos

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has made history this week by approving an application to begin gene-editing on human embryos. Dr Kathy Niakan, of the Francis Crick Institute in London, applied for approval in order to understand the processes behind unexplained miscarriages and infertility. Although similar research has been undertaken previously in China to correct a…