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Some male-derived cancers inactive the X chromosome

Another layer of complexity has been added to the process of oncogenesis – a normally female-specific developmental process, called X […]

Mosaic loss of Y chromosome leads to increased mortality in aging men

New research using CRISPR-Cas9 has shed light on the condition of mosaic loss of Y chromosome, a previously unexplained risk […]

CRISPR Used to Induce Global Chromosome Rearrangement in Human Cells

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer A new paper in Nucleic Acid Research shows that it is possible to use […]

A substantial genetic contributor to loss of Y chromosome and type 2 diabetes

Researchers have identified loss-of-function GIGYF1 variants that contribute more to the risk of loss of Y chromosome and type 2 […]

A complete chromosome 8

Researchers reported the first full assembly of human chromosome 8 in Nature last week. Human chromosomes Despite the completion of […]

The first telomere-to-telomere human chromosome assembly

A recent article published in Nature, describes a breakthrough in our knowledge of the human genome with the first gapless, […]

Whole gene replacement possible with new gene editing tool

Researchers have developed a new tool that could potentially ‘cut’ out faulty genes and ‘paste’ in full-length copies of corrected […]

An RNA-targeting drug alleviates ALS and dementia

Researchers at the University of Florida Scripps Biomedical Research centre have developed a drug capable of penetrating the blood-brain barrier […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 19th November

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

World of Genomics: Norway

Our next stop in the World of Genomics tour is Norway. From its famous fjords and magnificent mountains to the […]