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Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Cancer Ladies – Maud Slye and Pauline Gross

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney tells the stories of two women – one a scientist fascinated […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: From one generation to the next – the life and work of Dame Anne McLaren

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped presenter Dr Kat Arney reflects on the life and work of Dame Anne […]

Opinion: Genomics education should be introduced earlier in the curriculum. An interview with Lisa Mullan

We caught up with Lisa Mullan (creator of Dinky Amigos, lovable characters that aim to teach a young audience about […]

WGS unveils rare structural variants associated with schizophrenia

The genetic basis for schizophrenia has long been studied since the first major study was released over 70 years ago, […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Stinky breath, superheroes and the ‘perfect genome’ – tackling myths and misconceptions about genomics

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, the Genetics Society podcast, Kat Arney takes a look at some of the common myths and misconceptions surrounding genomics and genetic tests. Are mutations always bad? If you’re more like your mum, does that mean you’ve inherited more of her genes? And is there such a thing as a perfect genome? 

Opinion: morally, is germline genome editing all that different to IVF?

Helen C. O’Neill has explored how the global reaction to the birth of genome-edited twins in 2018 echoed the condemnation […]

Snoring insights from the UK Biobank’s latest study

Even on Valentine’s Day the snoring of a sleeping companion, can be a hard habit to excuse. And, while a UK […]