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World of Genomics: Brazil

In this week’s World of Genomics, we travel to the vibrant country of Brazil – home to the majority of […]

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 […]

World of Genomics: Egypt

For the latest in the World of Genomics series, we go to the home of ancient Egyptians in the Arab […]

Why is understanding cancer evolution so important?

In 1976, Peter Nowell first formally described cancer as an evolutionary process. This was the beginning of the notion that […]

Epigenome-wide analysis to identify coronary heart disease therapeutic targets

A group of international researchers has performed the first prospective epigenome-wide analysis of DNA methylation in relation to incident CHD […]

Why do people who have never smoked get lung cancer?

For the first time, researchers have described three molecular sub-types of lung cancer in patients who had never smoked, based […]

World of Genomics: Germany

In this week’s World of Genomics entry, we explore Deutschland, also known more commonly as Germany. Despite the strength of […]

Researchers find novel genes associated with diabetic kidney disease

Over the last few years, our understanding of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) has rapidly developed. However, there is still little […]

Cell-Free DNA Can be Used To Detect Lung Cancer

Current lung cancer screening methods are invasive and inaccessible, with only at-risk patients currently being offered screening Now, in a […]

World of Genomics: Japan

In the latest World of Genomics entry, we shine a spotlight on the land of the rising sun – Japan. […]