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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 […]

Circadian clock role in prostate cancer

Researchers have explored the circadian clock and found an unexpected role for the clock gene CRY-1 in prostate cancer progression. […]

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 […]

Study redefines S-phase checkpoint

A recent study, published in eLife, has redefined our understanding of the S-phase checkpoint which has important implications for our […]

UVR causes rare type of eye cancer

According to research funded by Cancer Research UK and others, ultraviolet radiation (UVR) has been found to cause a rare […]

Biomarkers found in sperm linked to autism

Biomarkers in human sperm have been found to indicate a propensity to autism spectrum disorder in the fathers’ offspring. Autism […]

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 […]

The activity of G-quadruplexes unravelled

Not a lot is known about G-quadruplexes – four-stranded DNA complexes. However, scientists have now developed a new technique to […]

Base editing extends lifespan of mice with progeria

Researchers have successfully used a base editing technique to extend the lifespan of mice with the genetic variant associated with […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 9th January

Another week, another genomics week in brief – filled with the latest news and research from the genomics space. Top […]