Mystery of the transplanted hands which changed to match their new owner

Mystery of the transplanted hands which changed to match their new owner

When surgeons offered Shreya Siddanagowder new hands a year after she lost her own in an accident, there was a potential complication. The donor hands matched her blood group, but not only were they much darker than her own skin, they were big, hairy and came from a man. Hand transplants are rare though, partly […]
Human trials on coronavirus vaccine to begin in April

Human trials on coronavirus vaccine to begin in April

Human trials on a vaccine against coronavirus are due to start in April, with British scientists competing with dozens of laboratories around the world to be the first to develop a drug. Researchers have been working against the clock to produce a preventative jab or...