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RNA modifications can protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers have revealed that post-transcriptional RNA modifications protect against the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This mechanism may also […]

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 […]

Whole-exome sequencing and the potential for obesity treatment

Researchers have demonstrated the potential of large-scale whole-exome sequencing in facilitating therapeutic target discovery to combat obesity. The recent upsurge […]

ATP1A3: A gene found to be responsible for early brain malformations

Recently, researchers have explored the pathophysiology of ATP1A3, a gene that encodes for an ATPase pump sub-unit in the brain. […]

Omitting mice from the title of papers misleads the media

A recent study has suggested that when authors of scientific papers omit basic facts from the article title, like whether […]

Ancient microbiomes offer insight into modern diseases

Genomic analysis of human samples from dry caves has revealed significant differences between ancient and modern gut microbiomes. Gut microbiome […]

DNA analysis identifies sailor from 1845

Researchers have identified the skeletal remains of a member of the 1845 Franklin expedition by DNA analysis. The 1845 Franklin […]

BioMe used to Identify new Subpopulations and Disease Risks

Accurately understanding populations and associated disease risks is important to direct resources and treatments effectively. By understanding where someone comes […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Giving nature a helping hand – how humans are shaping species

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Kat Arney explores the impact that humans have had on the evolutionary […]

Beyond companion diagnostics – what next for ctDNA liquid biopsy in the NHS?

Liquid biopsy has the promise to revolutionise cancer care and treatment, allowing the detection of rare cell types with a […]