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The remarkable flexibility of our genome

Dr. Yonatan Stelzer is an expert in the emerging field of epigenetics, which allows interruption of genetic code in many […]

Ethical Piece: Eugenics and Where to Draw The Line

It all comes down to what decision is being made based upon a person’s genetics.

Unravelling genome reprogramming during fertilisation

Scientists have never been certain how the half-genomes of the maternal egg cell and paternal sperm merge to form one human genome. Researchers this week described the enzyme SPRK1 as being critical to the process.

Opinion: morally, is germline genome editing all that different to IVF?

Helen C. O’Neill has explored how the global reaction to the birth of genome-edited twins in 2018 echoed the condemnation […]

CRISPR system developed for dose-dependent gene expression

CRISPR is renowned for its precise gene-editing ability, but is gaining ground in alternative applications; namely the control of selected […]