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Overlap of DNA markers in research and law enforcement erodes public trust

A policy forum published in Science argues that using the same DNA markers in human tissue research that are used […]

DNA recovered from capsules could uncover drug traffickers

A new study, published in Forensic Science International: Genetics, has shown for the first time that DNA can be obtained […]

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. […]

A complete chromosome 8

Researchers reported the first full assembly of human chromosome 8 in Nature last week. Human chromosomes Despite the completion of […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 16th January

Your latest genomics week in brief – jam-packed with the latest genomics news and research! Top stories from the past […]

The value of microsatellite instability testing – now and in the future

Microsatellite instability (MSI) testing of tumour tissue is routinely performed to identify genomic instability (deficiency in one or more DNA […]

100kb into the genome – a quest to improve target enrichment

*** This post was written by Dr. Anja Brunner, science writer (Science Inbound) Armed with a decade of experience in […]

Back to Basics – CRISPR

Recent news has been filled with stories of CRISPR gene editing reaching the clinic, but the technique has been at […]

World of Genomics: USA

Original article written January 2023. Updated April 2024. How can we sum up the United States of America in just […]

The notorious Y chromosome has finally been mapped

The full sequence of the Y chromosome is one of the few remaining pieces missing from the human genomic puzzle. […]