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Inherited genes found to drive cancer metastasis

Metastasis occurs when the cancer cells escape the original tissue and establish new tissue elsewhere. Most cancer deaths are caused […]

How do you achieve cheaper, faster sequencing?

* The following article is written with excerpts from the second edition of The Sequencing Buyer’s Guide. Download the latest […]

Representative sampling method improves the genetic testing for cancer treatment

A wholistic tumour sampling method developed by researchers from The Francis Crick Institute, Roche, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation […]

Genomics against COVID-19: A summary

Last week, we asked the genomics community how they were shifting their focus to help fight the novel coronavirus. We […]

New technology allows your smartphone to test your blood samples for DNA

A new technology has been developed that can use a smartphone to power a DNA detector for blood or urine […]

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? 

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.

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 […]

Interview with Prof. Diana Baralle, Professor of Genomic Medicine, Honorary Consultant Clinical Genetics, University of Southampton

FLG: Can you introduce yourself and your work? I’m Diana Baralle, a clinical academic specialist in Clinical Genetics with an […]