Embryo-like structures with a brain, intestines and a beating heart have been created by scientists in a lab.
An unhatched dinosaur resembling a 17-day-old chicken embryo has been discovered by palaeontologists.
The controversial research, while impressive, has unsurprisingly raised some major ethical concerns.
Physicists now believe that a large planetary embryo collided with the gas giant in the distant past.
A team of Spanish scientists working in China have injected human stem cells into the embryo of a monkey.
A bizarre new theory proposes that octopus embryos arrived on Earth on a comet millions of years ago.
The research aims to solve donor organ shortages by making it possible to grow human organs inside sheep.
The record-breaking achievement is thought to represent the longest ever gap between conception and birth.
For the first time ever, a method known as 'chemical surgery' has been used to fix a faulty human gene.
In a world first, researchers have managed to create artificial embryos using the stem cells of mice.
Scientists believe that an elephant-mammoth hybrid embryo could be created within as little as two years.
26-year-old Yamini Karanam had been undergoing neural surgery when her unborn twin was discovered.
The ability to turn skin cells in to embryonic stem cells is being hailed as a major breakthrough.
Palaeontologists have unearthed the oldest known fossilized dinosaur embryos ever discovered.
A unique species of extinct frog that gives birth through its mouth may soon be rising from the dead.
Pope Benedict XVI has made a statement during a vespers service requesting respect for embryos.
The world's oldest known dinosaur embryos have been identified at 190 million years old.
A baby has been born from an embryo frozen 20 years ago scientists have announced.
Scientists in Britain have produced red blood cells from spare IVF embryos for the first time.
Canadian palaeontologist Hans Larsson believes that he can manipulate the embryos of chickens in order to create a dinos...