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One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]

Exome sequencing study identifies new genes and variants involved in Crohn’s disease

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new study published in Nature uses large-scale exome sequencing to identify new genes […]

New study uses machine learning and RNA-seq to identify cancer-causing gene fusions in glioblastoma

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new study, published in Nature, has identified gene fusions with oncogenic potential in […]

Genomics study uses UK Biobank Data to reveal new genetic associations for rare diseases

Written by Skel Yeung Rare diseases affect up to 10% of the global population. Yet the majority of rare diseases […]

Stable transgene expression using native gut bacteria in mice

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A study published in Cell provides a new proof-of-concept for the delivery of live […]

Rapid genetic screening in neurological disorders using CRISPR

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A recent article, published in Nature Neuroscience, aimed to understand the emerging roles of […]

New research precisely maps genetic mutations onto malignant and benign prostate tissue

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer In a new study published in Nature, researchers have created a detailed cross-sectional map […]

Groundbreaking research generates world’s first synthetic embryos

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Until recently, synthetic embryos only existed in sci-fi novels. Now, researchers from the Weizmann […]

New molecular device ‘Retro-Cascorder’ uses CRISPR to track and record gene expression over time

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer In a recent paper published in Nature, researchers developed a molecular device called “Retro-Cascorder”, […]

Non-canonical Variants: The Dark Horse of Rare Genetic Diseases

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer By the end of 2018, Genomics England had completed their 100,000 Genome Project (100KGP), […]