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The genetics of miscarriage

1 in 8 pregnancies will end in miscarriage. Growing up I always assumed that having a miscarriage was rare and […]

Depression-like behaviours passed on via sperm

Researchers have reported that male mice showing depression-like behaviours were able to pass those traits onto their offspring, specifically through […]

New Genetic Loci Identified for Lewy Body Dementia

A recent study, published in Nature used Genome Wide Association Studies to identify new risk loci associated with Lewy Body […]

Spinal fluid detects Alzheimer’s inflammation

Recent findings suggest that people who carry the gene variant associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease also […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 13th February

The latest ‘Genomics week in brief’ filled with the most recent genomics news and research from the past week! Top […]

Pharmacogenetic testing could save millions

According to new research from the University of East Anglia in collaboration with Boots UK and Leiden University, four million […]

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 […]

Genomic Sequencing to Explain New Rare Diseases

Determining the genetic basis of rare diseases is important for counselling and for developing our understanding of disease pathogenesis. While […]

Exploring the Vast Diversity of African Genetics

Characterising genomic variation across Africa is critical to understanding human biology. Recently, there has been a shift in focus, in […]

The origins of antibiotic resistance

By comparing thousands of bacterial genomes, researchers have traced back the evolutionary history of antibiotic resistance genes. Antibiotic resistance Antibiotic […]