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How is human pregnancy unique?

In a recent study, researchers delved into the evolutionary history of pregnancy, identifying hundreds of genes that evolved to be […]

World of Genomics: Egypt

For the latest in the World of Genomics series, we go to the home of ancient Egyptians in the Arab […]

Can we genetically control the world’s deadliest animal?

Researchers have developed a technology, which they called precision-guided sterile insect technique, that is able to suppress and eliminate harmful […]

Researchers identify a genetic cause of endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women worldwide. The current therapies for this condition are limited and tend to focus on […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 28th August

Keeping up can be hard – so we have done it for you! Below, we have gathered some of the […]

A woolly mammoth, an elephant and a scientist walk into a bar…

My idea of the woolly mammoth is limited to the voice of Ray Romano and the unusual pairing with a […]

Albumin activates a proton channel to enable fertilisation

Researchers have explored the roles that albumin and human voltage-gated proton channels, called hHv1, play in triggering fertilisation. Human voltage-gated […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 19th June

Here, is a summary of all of the latest genomics news and research from the past week! Top stories from […]

Parental genome unification is error-prone

A new study has found that the process of combining maternal and paternal genetic information is surprisingly highly error-prone. Parental […]

First early human embryo structure

University of Exeter researchers have discovered a simple and efficient approach to recreate the early structures of the human embryo […]