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New technology allows your smartphone to test your blood samples for DNA

A new technology has been developed that can use a smartphone to power a DNA detector for blood or urine […]

War against COVID-19: Genomics is on the front line

Over the course of the weekend, many mainstream articles have highlighted the importance of genomics to fight against COVID-19, including […]

6 Genomics Activities To Do With Kids

The Public Engagement team at The Wellcome Genome Campus has released some cool activities to do with the kids in their yougenome home pack!

Support for start-ups amidst the COVID-19 outbreak

Start ups and would-be entrepreneurs are likely worrying about the uncertain economy in the next few months. We have scoured the internet to try to bring you the latest information about the help and support available

SARS-CoV-2 assay cleared for clinical use in Singapore

Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority has authorised clinical use of a new test for SARS-CoV-2 according to the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR).

Genetic sequencing of novel coronavirus indicates “undetected spread” in the US

Recent analysis of the genetic sequence of the coronavirus has indicated that the infection may have spread further than we realised. 

New diagnostic for Coronavirus receives CE mark

Yesterday, a test developed by Co-diagnostics for the detection of SARS-CoV-2, received CE marking as the virus nears “pandemic” status. CE-IVD marking indicates that the IVD conforms with relevant EU directives regarding the health and safety of the product.

Shareable Science: The genetics of coronavirus

In early December, an outbreak of respiratory illness was reported in Wuhan, China. Scientists quickly determined the sickness was caused by a new virus from the coronavirus family. In an attempt to limit the spread of the virus, China has reacted with transportation lockdowns and public health advisories.