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Down the Rabbit Hole: Genomics of tree health and adaptation – Richard Buggs, Evolutionary Biologist

Richard Buggs is a Professor of Evolutionary Genomics at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) and a Senior Research Leader […]

Has the secret to anti-ageing been found in hyperthermophilic archaea?

New research from University College London (UCL), published in Cell Metabolism, has reported a gene mutation which improves the accuracy […]

Could Treating Your Microbiome Trigger Healthy Ageing?

The gut microbiome is a significant regulator of the immune system and brain health. As we age, we typically experience […]

Novel telomerase regulator may be involved in ageing and cancer

Researchers have discovered a repetitive and highly variable DNA sequence that regulates telomerase activity, illuminating a genetic and molecular basis […]

Considerations for starting a FAIR data library

The FAIR principles have been defined to enable data producers and publishers to make their data findable, accessible, interoperable and […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 17th July

Keep up to date with all of the latest genomics news and research with this week’s genomics week in brief. […]

Ageing and loss of resilience

Researchers have presented results from a recent study exploring associations between ageing and the loss of the ability to recover […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Creatures of the night – the genetics of bats

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, the team take to the night skies with a closer look at the […]

Why people aged 105 and over live longer

Using whole-genome sequencing, researchers have explored the link between genetic variation and extreme longevity in people aged 105 and over. […]

Hallmarks of environmental insults

We summarise a recent paper, published in Cell, that has proposed eight hallmarks of environmental insults. The intricacies and interactions […]