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Opinion: Is Genomics perpetuating inequality?

“Genomics is crowding out ways of reducing inequality” is just one of the overarching messages of the latest report by […]

Opinion: Do not rely on your genes to fit into your jeans, genetics-based nutrition is risky business!

Recent times has seen an influx in companies offering direct to consumer genetic tests that offer a wide range of […]

Opinion: We should address genetic data governance as we fight to find a COVID-19 vaccine

As the world rushes to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, geneticists are looking at our genes to understand the variation […]

Opinion: Direct-to-consumer epigenetic tests are not getting enough scrutiny

The direct to consumer (DTC) genetic test market has seen a decline recently over privacy concerns, but private companies such […]

Opinion: Precision medicine will be driven by diagnostic technologies

Earlier this week, Stephane Budel wrote an article about the role diagnostic technologies will play in the future of precision medicine. […]

Opinion: Genomics education should be introduced earlier in the curriculum. An interview with Lisa Mullan

We caught up with Lisa Mullan (creator of Dinky Amigos, lovable characters that aim to teach a young audience about […]

Opinion: It’s not just what, it’s also who – potential causes of the drop in the DTC market

Following on from our post on Direct to consumer genetics – Whose data is it?, we are exploring user views on the […]

Opinion: We should increase education of genomics in our curriculum

Genomics is a hugely powerful tool and the general population should know about it!

Opinion: morally, is germline genome editing all that different to IVF?

Helen C. O’Neill has explored how the global reaction to the birth of genome-edited twins in 2018 echoed the condemnation […]

Psychedelics: A new kind of trip

When we think about consciousness, we often consider it as being aware of one’s internal and external existence. But while […]