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ADAR1 protects telomeres and supports cancer cell proliferation

Researchers at The Wistar Institute have identified a new function of ADAR1, a protein responsible for RNA editing, discovering that […]

World of Genomics: The Netherlands

Home to 90% of the world’s tulip fields and over 1,000 windmills, we travel to the Netherlands in our latest World […]

Mice live longer with nasal gene therapy

Healthy human life expansion has long been relegated to the realm of science fiction. New research harnessing an endemic virus […]

Entire Human Genome Sequenced for the First Time

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper published in Science presented the sequencing of the entire human genome, including […]

‘Biohackers’ and DIY Gene Therapy

Two things that have defined the 21st century are genomics and the internet. Through a combination of these has emerged […]

Round-Up: COVID-19 December (Part One)

Check out your fortnightly summary of some of the latest news and research surrounding COVID-19. Statistics At the time of […]

A longstanding mystery: How do identical twins arise?

Scientists have discovered DNA methylation differences that are unique to identical twins, helping to unravel the exact molecular events that […]

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 […]

Novel telomerase regulator may be involved in ageing and cancer

Researchers have discovered a repetitive and highly variable DNA sequence that regulates telomerase activity, illuminating a genetic and molecular basis […]

A, C, T to Glossary

Numbers The 1000 Genomes Project: The 1,000 Genome Project (1KGP) launched in January 2008 with the aim of generating the […]