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The role of red blood cells in the immune system

New research has uncovered the function of red blood cells as immune sensors that detect and bind to cell-free DNA […]

Combining single-cell and metagenomics to characterise the microbiome

Metagenomic analysis has greatly advanced our understanding of the human microbiome. However, metagenome-assembled genomes are often imprecise and are unable […]

Mitochondrial DNA is released by cigarette smoke

In a recent study, researchers have discovered that mitochondrial DNA is released extracellularly upon exposure to cigarette smoke and in […]

Exploring Alzheimer’s disease using single-cell/nucleus RNA sequencing data

Scientists have developed a network-based methodology that leverages single-cell/nucleus RNA sequencing data to uncover novel therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s disease. […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genomics and Psychedelics – Charles Nichols

Charles Nichols is a Professor of Pharmacology at LSU Health Sciences Centre in New Orleans in USA. His main research […]

Why do colon polyps become cancerous?

A recent study has explored how the composition of gut microbiota contributes to colorectal polyps becoming cancerous. Any cancer that […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 4th September

Get your weekly dose of genomics with the latest Genomics Week in Brief, jam-packed with some of the latest genomics […]

Round-up: COVID-19 September 2021 (Part One)

Check out our summary of some of the latest news and research surrounding COVID-19 from the past fortnight. Statistics At […]

Researchers identify a genetic cause of endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women worldwide. The current therapies for this condition are limited and tend to focus on […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 28th August

Keeping up can be hard – so we have done it for you! Below, we have gathered some of the […]