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Shuttle up for some genomics in space

Space. A silent vacuum beyond the upper limits of Earth’s atmosphere, home to billions of galaxies within our universe. A […]

Round-up: COVID-19 October 2020 (Part One)

President Donald Trump caught “a blessing from God” (COVID-19) and the UK is on the verge of another national lockdown […]

What Can Biomarker Research Learn from Planetary Science?

Making Space for Biomarker Data Clinical research, particularly cancer diagnostics, has seen an explosion in the collection of biomarker data […]

“The one where an episode is stored on DNA”

Twist Bioscience last month announced that for the first time, an episode of a Netflix Original Series has been stored […]

Just one base at a time

The advancements in base editing, a new genome editing approach, have generated a lot of excitement amongst scientists in recent […]

Fast and Furious: A race to develop a vaccine

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine is critical to slow down the spread of the virus. However, the rapid race […]

Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you exclusive excerpts from her new book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of […]

Discovery of hypercompact CasΦ protein sparks excitement in genetic engineering potential

Since the discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 system in 2012, the potential of editing genes for improved agricultural output and treatment […]

Studies find CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos give rise to unwanted results.

CRISPR gene-editing is a technique that allows the genomes of living organisms to be modified. Naturally, this has been looked […]

Deep learning in genomics – are we there yet?

As genomic sequencing becomes more routine, handling the sheer volume of data being produced is causing major issues. We must […]