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Why people aged 105 and over live longer

Using whole-genome sequencing, researchers have explored the link between genetic variation and extreme longevity in people aged 105 and over. […]

DNA analysis identifies sailor from 1845

Researchers have identified the skeletal remains of a member of the 1845 Franklin expedition by DNA analysis. The 1845 Franklin […]

Exploration of the genetic effects of Chernobyl radiation

Two landmark studies have harnessed the power of cutting-edge genomic tools to investigate the health effects of exposure to ionising […]

Round-up: COVID-19 April 2021 (Part Two)

We know how difficult it is to stay on top of all the latest COVID-19 news and research – so […]

Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine 2021

For a second year running, the annual ‘Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine’ conference has gone virtual – bringing together the […]

Genetic variants impact immune cell function

Researchers have harnessed the power of genome-wide sequencing and functional profiling of immune cells to understand how genetic variants can […]

Eliminating malaria via a simple genetic modification

Researchers have tested genetically modifying mosquitos to express antimalarial genes and pass them on to offspring as a new strategy […]

BioMe used to Identify new Subpopulations and Disease Risks

Accurately understanding populations and associated disease risks is important to direct resources and treatments effectively. By understanding where someone comes […]

ACMG Meeting 2021

This week (13th-16th April 2021), the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) hosted its Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. […]

Genetics linked to higher rates of chronic pain in women

A recent study has found that women may be at greater risk of experiencing chronic pain because of the genetic […]