Articles by Claire Toureille
Alexander Seifalian wants to produce bioengineered vaginas made out of pig intestine and human cells. But he's the subject of two UCL research misconduct inquiries.
A skull that was found by chance in Somerset in March last year belonged to a woman who lived in the Iron Age and was most likely beheaded at her death or shortly after.
Trolls donating money to a transphobic GoFundMe page using the name of famous transgender activists as Labour struggles to clarify its position on trans women on all-women lists.
Heath Ledger died of a drug overdose on 22 January 2008. We look back at his career, and the touching tributes his family and friends made
In 1908, women were banned from smoking in public in New York City. Female smokers were deemed less respectable.
Sharks usually practice multiple paternity, where a litter of pups have several fathers. But tiger sharks seem to be "genetically monogamous", which threatens their sustainability.
Alexa has a new skill set born from a partnership between Amazon and dating site Match.com. The skills are being criticised for the offensive dating advice they dispense.
New study shows that people who feel weatlhy tend to go for flings rather than committed relationships. But people who are fearful (mostly women) will go for long-term things.
Robot scientist Eve helps University of Cambridge researchers in breakthrough discovery that puts bathroom staple into fight against killer disease.
A new research claims that microwaves in the EU emit more co2 than 6.8 million cars and consume more electricity than three large gas power plants.
Conflicts of interests can be beneficial to primates, as they push them to gather more info about other primates' abilities and their surroundings, making decisions more accurate.
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA) is an internationally recognised test that assesses cognitive abilities. Donald Trump scored 100%. Take the test and see if you can match him.
A principal had some fun and rapped his snow day announcement to 50 Cent's In Da Club in a viral video for the delight of students, teachers and viewers everywhere.
A group of golfers came across an alligator fighting off a Burmese Python on a popular golf course in Florida. The incident lasted for 4 hours and led the way to some photo ops.
UK's spy nerve centre hopes old cypher will pique interest of young girls who have code-breaking knack and inspire them to join the service as adults.
Between 1545 and 1550, 80% of the Aztec population of what is now Mexico and Guatemala died from an outbreak called cocoliztli. Scientists think they found the disease responsible.
Overdressed passenger ejected by airlines on Iceland-UK flights for trying to dodge baggage fees at Keflavik airport.
Doctors document a case in which a man was admitted to hospital in excruciating pain after he tried to block a sneeze by holding his nose and closing his mouth.
Oymyakon, known to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth, recorded -62C over the weekend, right before its brand new digital thermometer broke from the cold.
A video showing what happens when a spider egg hatches has gone viral on Facebook. Dozens of baby spiders crawl out of their egg to haunt us forever.