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How will genetic technologies change reproductive decision-making?

An article published in the European Journal of Human Genetics has explored views on how new genetic technologies may change […]

Understanding the challenges for the responsible introduction of new reproductive technologies

A new study has contributed to an increased understanding of the prerequisites and challenges for the responsible introduction of new […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The genetics of exceptional longevity – Tom Perls

Tom Perls is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in Geriatrics […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Conservation Genetics and the Tasmanian Devil – Paul Hohenlohe

Paul Hohenlohe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Idaho. Hohenlohe’s research focus […]

Can we be genetically predisposed to psychiatric disease and addiction?

A recent study, published in NeuroResource, has used single-nucleus transcriptome analysis to identify cell-type-specific molecular signatures in the brain that […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of DNA sequencing

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney takes a look at how we learned to read […]

Can we genetically control the world’s deadliest animal?

Researchers have developed a technology, which they called precision-guided sterile insect technique, that is able to suppress and eliminate harmful […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Denisovans and direwolves – unearthing the stories in ancient DNA

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney chats to researchers who are delving back into the […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genetics and Obesity – Giles Yeo

Giles Yeo is a Principal Research Associate at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and the Scientific Director of the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core […]

Exploration of the genetic effects of Chernobyl radiation

Two landmark studies have harnessed the power of cutting-edge genomic tools to investigate the health effects of exposure to ionising […]