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Computational program deciphers any genetic code

A recent paper has described a new computer program that can read the genome sequence of any organism and then […]

Transmission of epigenetic memory across multiple generations

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. New research from UC Santa Cruz has shown that transgenerational epigenetic inheritance (the inheritance […]

One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]

Genomics study uses UK Biobank Data to reveal new genetic associations for rare diseases

Written by Skel Yeung Rare diseases affect up to 10% of the global population. Yet the majority of rare diseases […]

Genetic Variants Associated with Severe Covid-19

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers have published a paper revealing genetic variants associated with the development of life-threatening […]

Largest genetic study of migraine reveals new genetic risk factors 

An international consortium of leading migraine scientists has identified over 120 regions of the genome that are connected to risk […]

Genetic variant affects the impact of brain stimulation on memory

A new study has revealed that a variant of the gene BDNF can affect an individual’s response to brain stimulation. […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: How the zebra got its stripes – when maths and molecules collide

‘I’ll take spots, then,’ said the Leopard; ‘but don’t make ‘em too vulgar-big. I wouldn’t look like Giraffe—not for ever […]

Gene therapy could reverse a genetic form of hearing loss

A novel gene delivery technique that has been found to restore hearing in mice could be used to deliver other […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Rarities and oddities – the strangest genetics stories of 2021

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney is squelching through the Californian mud, swimming with platypuses, […]