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Nicotine-Induced Cancer: Repurposing Drugs for an Innovative New Therapy

A recent study published in Nature reports that metformin and dextromethorphan, two drugs already in use to treat other diseases, […]

Validation – The pivotal but rarely discussed step of genome editing

Written by Anja Brunner (Marketing Manager at Samplix) Genome editing Undoubtedly, advances in gene editing have allowed us to imagine a […]

Transmissible cancers

Cancer is widespread in the animal kingdom. It can affect different animals – from fish to mammals – and even […]

20 Years since the Human Genome Project: What comes next?

The Human Genome Project Published 20 years ago, the first drafts of the human genome opened the doors to a […]

Fish had the genes to adapt to life on land while they were still swimming the sea

In the 13th century, the Dutch poet Jacob van Maerlant envisioned a fish that had sprouted arms to lift itself […]

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 […]

DECODR: CRISPR app reveal unwanted mutations

Researchers from ChristianaCare’s Gene Editing Institute have developed a new tool – DECODR – which reveals unwanted mutations at sites […]

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 […]

cfChIP-seq: an end to invasive biopsies?

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have shown how a simple blood test – cfChIP-seq – can be used […]

Delving into the microbiome of Neanderthals

An international research group led by the University of Bologna have analysed the microbiome of Neanderthals and found bacteria that […]