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Macropinocytosis: how cancer cells survive

Researchers have revealed a novel process by which cancer cells can repair fatal membrane injuries by macropinocytosis. Repairing plasma membrane […]

Resolving the driving forces behind tumour heterogeneity

Researchers have recently developed an in vitro model that can distinguish between the genetic, epigenetic and stochastic factors underlying tumour […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 17th July

Keep up to date with all of the latest genomics news and research with this week’s genomics week in brief. […]

AlphaFold 2 open up protein structure prediction software for all

Source code for AlphaFold 2, an algorithm that predicts 3D protein structure with unprecedented accuracy, is now freely available. Proteins […]

Envisioning a CRISPR/Cas9-based therapy for retinitis pigmentosa

A proof-of-principle study has shown that template-free CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can correct mutations that cause X-linked retinitis pigmentosa in mouse […]

WHO lays out a framework to regulate human genome editing

A committee established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently published guidelines for the appropriate application of human genome […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes for all – Making sure everyone benefits from genetics research

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney meets some of the researchers who are working to […]

Non-syndromic cleft lip aetiology is illuminated by integrative approaches

In a recent study, researchers integrated existing genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data to generate novel insights into the aetiology of […]

Natural killer cells: the making of cancer cell assassins

Researchers have engineered natural killer cells to target HER2-expressing cancer cells, which they have found to be a potent and […]

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 […]