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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 […]

What Can Biomarker Research Learn from Planetary Science?

Making Space for Biomarker Data Clinical research, particularly cancer diagnostics, has seen an explosion in the collection of biomarker data […]

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, […]

Setting the tempo for embryonic development

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have identified the clock that sets the speed of embryonic development. They have discovered […]

African genomics needed for genetic medicine

As part of the 20th anniversary of Nature Reviews Genetics, Professor Ambroise Wonkam from the University of Cape Town has […]

CPT1A upregulation promotes colon cancer

A paper published in Cell Death and Disease, has identified that CPT1A upregulation is important for the tumour promoting effects […]

Mathematical model predicts tumour evolution

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) London have developed a computational model that maps […]

EGFR: Marker for prostate cancer dissemination

Researchers have reported EGFR overexpression as a stable marker for prostate cancer dissemination to rigid organs, preferentially bones. Prostate cancer […]

Heterochromatin-dependent processes contribute to fungal resistance

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have identified how fungal resistance to drugs develops. Originally, researchers thought that only mutations […]