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Does the presence of fungi in cancer cells speed up tumour growth?

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. The link between bacteria and cancer has long been evidenced by researchers. Now, however, […]

White House announces all taxpayer funded research be made open-access

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer On the 25 August, 2022, The White House Office of Science and Technology publicly […]

New research finds ABI3 gene function in Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have found that loss of ABI3 function, a protein-coding gene, may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by […]

The functional importance of unusual DNA structures called G4s has been revealed

For the first time, researchers have found that G-quadruplex structures (G4s) in DNA could be added to the list of […]

Genetic variants impact immune cell function

Researchers have harnessed the power of genome-wide sequencing and functional profiling of immune cells to understand how genetic variants can […]

Rare neurodevelopmental disorder associated with SATB1 dysfunction

A recent study has reported on three classes of mutations within the gene SATB1 which result in three variations of […]

Transposon expression impacts neuronal function

Research at the University of Oxford has revealed that transposon expression within the brain is not random and is in […]

Heterochromatin-dependent processes contribute to fungal resistance

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have identified how fungal resistance to drugs develops. Originally, researchers thought that only mutations […]

CRUK funds development of POC blood-based brain cancer test

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has funded a project run by a team of researchers at the University of Bristol to […]

Comprehensive sequencing of the small intestine reveals “collateral damage” by APOBEC1 enzyme may lead to cancer

Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute have found that the enzyme APOBEC1 may cause the mutations SBS2 and SBS13 – […]