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Progress in the GenOMICC COVID-19 study

Genomics England Chief Scientist, Professor Sir Mark Caulfield, recently joined BBC Radio 4 to discuss the progress of the GenOMICC […]

AACR Virtual Meeting: COVID-19 and Cancer

With the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held a three-day virtual event […]

Rare TLR7 variants implicated in COVID-19 severity

A study has found that rare genetic alterations in the TLR7 gene may have predisposed two sets of brothers who […]

Implementing large-scale population testing is cost-effective and could prevent millions of cancer cases globally

Large-scale BRCA testing within the general population and across multiple healthcare systems could prevent millions of breast and ovarian cancer […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

Discovery of hypercompact CasΦ protein sparks excitement in genetic engineering potential

Since the discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 system in 2012, the potential of editing genes for improved agricultural output and treatment […]

Study finds aneuploidy common in early-stage human embryos

A new single-cell study has found that aneuploidy is common in early-stage human embryos, a finding that may have implications […]

Simple and powerful target enrichment method seeks cool new applications. Apply now.

*** This post was written by Dr. Anja Brunner, science writer (Science Inbound) Interview with Cristina Gamba, Global Product Manager […]

Studies find CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos give rise to unwanted results.

CRISPR gene-editing is a technique that allows the genomes of living organisms to be modified. Naturally, this has been looked […]

Discovery of UFO proteins – the product of virus-human hybrid genes.

Researchers have shown that a large group of viruses, including influenza viruses and other pathogens, steal host genetic signals to […]