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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020 has been awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles […]

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, […]

Genomics: repairing public trust

The term “genomics” was first coined in 1986 by Tom Roderick, a geneticist from The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, […]

Neutralising gene drives

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed two new genetic systems that halt or eliminate gene drives […]

Biohacking by mail order: Reckless or educational?

  This article has been written by our guest contributor, Alice Godden. Image credit: Freepik.com In this short feature, I […]

Ethical Piece: Eugenics and Where to Draw The Line

It all comes down to what decision is being made based upon a person’s genetics.

Shareable Science: COVID-19 Q&A Session

As headlines trumpet the continued spread of COVID-19, the wall-to-wall coverage has generated a secondary outbreak of breathless hype, misinformation and anxiety.

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 30th July

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

World of Genomics: New Zealand

Famous for the landscapes from the Lord of the Rings, Māori culture and flightless kiwi birds, we head to New […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 1st July

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]