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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: On Fridays we wear pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and on Friday (23rd October) charities are encouraging individuals to wear pink to raise […]

Myths and facts

Fake news and misinformation within medicine and healthcare is a serious problem. The advent and popularisation of social media has […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 10th October

Bringing you another quick round-up of the top Genomics stories and news from the past week! Top stories from the […]

Genome Editing: How to Predict and Detect Collateral Damage

A recent paper, published in Cell, discusses how to anticipate the molecular events that may arise from genome editing and […]

Round-up: COVID-19 October 2020 (Part One)

President Donald Trump caught “a blessing from God” (COVID-19) and the UK is on the verge of another national lockdown […]

The Genetics Of Alzheimer’s: Uncovering new Mechanisms and Drug Targets

An understanding of the environmental and genetic risk of Alzheimer’s Disease is vital for the production of more effective therapies. […]

Shuttle up for some genomics in space

Space. A silent vacuum beyond the upper limits of Earth’s atmosphere, home to billions of galaxies within our universe. A […]

HIV: origins, treatment and the continued stigma

The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, died last week from a recurrence of leukaemia. His […]

Indigenous Genomic Data Needed for Equitable Expanded Carrier Screening:

Pre-conception Expanded Carrier Screening is a technology that uses whole genome sequencing to screen prospective parents as potential carriers of […]

Genomics: Not all doom and gloom

In the past Genomics has faced a lot of controversy, particularly in relation to eugenics. Even today, applications of genomics, […]