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The evolution of DNA sequencing technologies

The order of nucleotides within a sequence of DNA is important. It underpins subsequent protein function and, in cases of […]

Evolutionary arms race: artificial selection for host resistance to tumour growth

Researchers have used artificial selection to observe the evolutionary arms race between tumour cells and the host immune response. Evolutionary […]

Mathematical model predicts tumour evolution

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) London have developed a computational model that maps […]

Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you exclusive excerpts from her new book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Bev Speight, Cambridge University Hospital: Evolution of Genetic Counselling For Hereditary Ovarian Cancer

Bev completed a BSc in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, followed by experience in research and teaching before undertaking an MSc […]

Tabula Sapiens: A comprehensive human cell atlas

Researchers have created an atlas, named Tabular Sapiens, for over 400 distinct cell types in humans. Published in Science, the […]

Nigerian 100K Genome Project initial phase completed

This week holds incredible and long-awaited news for worldwide communities; the pioneering Nigerian 100K Genome Project’s initial phase has been […]

Exome sequencing in bipolar disorder identifies new risk gene

A study published in Nature Genetics from a consortium of researchers — the BipEx collaboration — is the largest whole-exome […]

Researchers Identify Jumping “Junk” DNA as a Novel Cause of Paediatric Brain Cancer

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Hospital have discovered the first causal link between “jumping” […]