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AlphaFold 2 open up protein structure prediction software for all

Source code for AlphaFold 2, an algorithm that predicts 3D protein structure with unprecedented accuracy, is now freely available. Proteins […]

Non-syndromic cleft lip aetiology is illuminated by integrative approaches

In a recent study, researchers integrated existing genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data to generate novel insights into the aetiology of […]

A substantial genetic contributor to loss of Y chromosome and type 2 diabetes

Researchers have identified loss-of-function GIGYF1 variants that contribute more to the risk of loss of Y chromosome and type 2 […]

Round-up: COVID-19 July 2021 (Part One)

We have got you covered with all of the latest news and research surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic from the […]

Should the UK sequence every newborn’s genome?

Technological advances have driven the expansion of newborn screening programs over the last two decades. Now, plans are in place […]

Why is there a lack of gender equality in biopharma?

Gender equality remains a persistent challenge within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Female CEOs account for less than 10% of […]

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been linked to genetic mutations

A genome-wide study has identified potential risk genes that are associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), confirming the validity of using […]

What genes did humans inherit from Neanderthals?

Recently, researchers have developed a novel method that uses convolutional neural networks to detect adaptive introgression in the human genome. […]

Penetrance in monogenic metabolic conditions

Researchers have used exome sequencing data from 77,184 individuals to generate penetrance estimates and assess the utility of polygenic variation […]

Using metagenomics to analyse bacteria in the human gut microbiome

Researchers have recently used metagenomics to investigate the evolution and persistence of bacteria in the human gut microbiome. The human […]