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Evolution of the genome

Cosmologists believe that the universe began over 14 billion years ago with the Big Bang. Clouds of gas emitted by […]

How Finnish genetics have shifted

A new analysis by researchers at the University of Finland has detailed how Finnish genetics have changed throughout the 20th […]

Ancient DNA provides insights into how tuberculosis shaped the immune system

A new study, using ancient DNA, has revealed how tuberculosis has affected populations over the past 2,000 years and impacted […]

The genetics behind eating disorders

An international team has studied the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, shedding light on the genetic links between eating […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 20th February

Another round-up of the latest genomics news and research from the past week – enjoy! Top stories from the past […]

Early immune response in developing embryos

Researchers have identified the earliest display of an innate immune response found in vertebrate animals to date. Embryogenesis Early embryogenesis […]

An Update on Genomics in the NHS by Dame Sue Hill

First up on our agenda at the Festival of Genomics & Biodata was an insightful talk exploring the recent developments […]

Biomarkers in mother’s plasma predicts autism

Using machine learning, researchers have identified several patterns of maternal autoantibodies highly associated with the diagnosis and severity of autism. […]

Genomic Sequencing to Explain New Rare Diseases

Determining the genetic basis of rare diseases is important for counselling and for developing our understanding of disease pathogenesis. While […]

Exploring the Vast Diversity of African Genetics

Characterising genomic variation across Africa is critical to understanding human biology. Recently, there has been a shift in focus, in […]