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Biomarkers in mother’s plasma predicts autism

Using machine learning, researchers have identified several patterns of maternal autoantibodies highly associated with the diagnosis and severity of autism. […]

Go FISH: Finding mutated sperm

Researchers have developed a new test that quickly and easily identifies when sperm are harbouring chromosomal mutations. Experts can use […]

More Diverse Vaccine Trials Fail To Address Systemic Racism

The highly uneven, racialised impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are well documented. In the US, Black and Latinx people are […]

UK launches new rare diseases strategy

The UK has launched a new framework which aims to raise awareness of rare diseases, speed up diagnosis and improve […]

Improving polygenic risk scores

Existing genome-wide association studies have been predominantly conducted in individuals of European descent. In turn, this has limited the transferability […]

Round-up: COVID-19 January 2021 (Part One)

With vaccine approvals and roll-outs in full swing, there is hope for a better year. Here, we provide you with […]

Perspectives on cell and gene therapies

We summarise a recent systematic review of the current evidence on patient and public knowledge and perspectives of cell and […]

The Remarkable Heritability of ACL Injuries

Environmental risk factors associated with ACL injury are generally well known and understood, whereas the genetic basis is still largely […]

The Festival of Genomics & Biodata 2021

The 6th Annual Festival of Genomics and Biodata is BACK! Join us for 4 jam-packed days of Genomics content and […]

Mythbusters: what mRNA vaccines actually are

“The vaccine will alter my DNA!” “The vaccine will kill millions like others have done!” “Bill Gates is planting a […]