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Rare, Well Done: Progress and challenges in rare genetic disorders

In the latest episode of the Genetics Society’s ‘Genetics Unzipped’ podcast, Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the […]

Human Genome Project: Triumph or failure?

It has been 20 years since the first draft of the human genome was unveiled. The ambitious project to sequence […]

Gene editing approach eliminates herpes simplex virus in vivo

A recent article, published in Nature Communications, has revealed a gene editing approach that can eliminate levels of latent herpes […]

Fast and Furious: A race to develop a vaccine

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine is critical to slow down the spread of the virus. However, the rapid race […]

Susceptibility of the human embryo to SARS-CoV-2

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have identified genes active in early embryonic […]

How to: name a gene

A recent article in Nature Genetics has set out the HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) guidelines for human gene nomenclature.  […]

How will genetic technologies change reproductive decision-making?

An article published in the European Journal of Human Genetics has explored views on how new genetic technologies may change […]

Embedding genomics into nursing practice

A recent article in the Nursing Times has emphasised the necessity for embedding genomics into mainstream clinical nursing practice. 2020 […]

WINGS: New genetics service takes flight

A new genetics service known as WINGS (Wales Infants’ and Children’s Genome Service) was launched last week. The service aims […]

UK roll out of rapid COVID-19 tests

The UK Department of Health and Social Care announced on Monday that it will roll out two new rapid COVID-19 […]