Today is Jeans for Genes Day and people across the region have been wearing their denim to raise money for genetic research.
It's those developments that the family of little Florie-Rae from Hertfordshire are hoping will provide a breakthrough. The 3-year-old suffers from Rett Syndrome.
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A revealing end of term school report criticising the codebreaker Alan Turing's "vague ideas" has gone on display in Cambridge.
Common inherited genetic variants that together increase the risk of breast cancer by about a fifth have been identified by scientists.
A new report is warning that over the last decade native ladybird numbers in the East have been virtually wiped out.