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Genetic counsellors: The Charles Xaviers of our universe

“A genetic counsellor is like air conditioning. When you do not have it, you do not realise you are missing […]

Down syndrome: New genetic approaches

A recent review, published in Cell, has examined the lessons learned from model systems and has explored emerging methods for […]

New International Consortium for Blood Genetics

A new international consortium of blood genetics has been created by a team at the University of Montreal. Unlike previous […]

WINGS: New genetics service takes flight

A new genetics service known as WINGS (Wales Infants’ and Children’s Genome Service) was launched last week. The service aims […]

Implementing large-scale population testing is cost-effective and could prevent millions of cancer cases globally

Large-scale BRCA testing within the general population and across multiple healthcare systems could prevent millions of breast and ovarian cancer […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Cancer Ladies – Maud Slye and Pauline Gross

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney tells the stories of two women – one a scientist fascinated […]

Opinion: Do not rely on your genes to fit into your jeans, genetics-based nutrition is risky business!

Recent times has seen an influx in companies offering direct to consumer genetic tests that offer a wide range of […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Out Standing In the Field – the highs and lows of genetics fieldwork

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped our stay-at-home roving reporter Georgia Mills presenter talks to four researchers who’ve been […]

Opinion: We should address genetic data governance as we fight to find a COVID-19 vaccine

As the world rushes to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, geneticists are looking at our genes to understand the variation […]

How much is your genetic data worth?

Recently, we have been posting about the changes in user perceptions on the way genetic data is owned, handled, and […]