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Genome-reduced ‘living medicine’ created for drug-resistant infections

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation have created a ‘living medicine’ to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria growing on the surfaces […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 2nd October

Your weekly summary of some of the latest news and research across the genomics space! Top stories from the past […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: De-extinction and the Woolly Mammoth Revival Project – Eriona Hysolli

Eriona Hysolli is a former Postdoctoral Researcher at the George Church Lab in Harvard Medical School. Hysolli was involved in […]

A, C, T to Glossary

Numbers The 1000 Genomes Project: The 1,000 Genome Project (1KGP) launched in January 2008 with the aim of generating the […]

Evolution of the genome

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

Sequential gene-editing tool

Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago have discovered a new gene-editing technique that allows for the programming of sequential […]

Genetically engineered probiotics

Advancements in the field of synthetic biology, genetic engineering and genome sequencing technologies have provided the opportunity to improve the […]

On the Cusp of Future Gene Therapies

Gene therapy is at an inflection point. Many gene and cell therapies have been approved in recent years following decades […]

The Actual Martian: Colonising Mars

In 2015, Ridley Scott directed the film adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel The Martian. The story is ultimately about a […]

Off to a catalytic start: Enzymatic DNA synthesis

We all probably remember the enzyme kinetics graphs from school about optimal pH, temperature and substrate concentration in relation to […]