Secret 'dino bugs' revealed. Although we're used to hearing about aged mosquitoes trapped in amber, a la Jurassic Park, European scientists have been using the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility to reveal a lot more trapped ancient organisms.
UK's first hybrid embryos created. Scientists at Newcastle University are the first in the UK to have created part-human, part-animal hybrid embryos. Medical bodies and patient groups say such research is vital for our understanding of diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
Spam blights e-mail 15 years on. Surprise surprise, spam is still flowing 15 years after the term was coined, and 30 years after the first spam was sent.