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The gene behind skull development

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a gene that controls how the skull is […]

E-cigarettes alter gene regulation

A recent study has demonstrated that the use of e-cigarettes is linked to adverse biological changes that can cause disease. […]

Genetic signature of treatment resistance in breast cancer identified

Researchers have discovered a genetic signature that can identify drivers of poor outcomes in advanced oestrogen-receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer. […]

Can we be genetically predisposed to psychiatric disease and addiction?

A recent study, published in NeuroResource, has used single-nucleus transcriptome analysis to identify cell-type-specific molecular signatures in the brain that […]

Cancer Genomics: From Diagnosis to Treatment

Introduction The first publication of cancer genome sequencing was in 2006, whereby more than 13,000 genes involved in breast and […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genomics and Psychedelics – Charles Nichols

Charles Nichols is a Professor of Pharmacology at LSU Health Sciences Centre in New Orleans in USA. His main research […]

Lab-grown brain organoids develop rudimentary eyes

A new study, published in Cell Stem Cell, has grown brain organoids in the lab that developed basic eye structures, […]

Investigating persister cells in lung cancer

Persister cells in cancerous tumours are a major contributor to treatment resistance. Unfortunately, these rare cells are not well understood. […]

DNA Sequencing: How to Choose the Right Technology

The 2024 Sequencing Buyer’s Guide Introduction It has been over 30 years since the first generation of DNA sequencing technology […]

Advances in transcriptomics allows mapping of human cells and tissues

In a recent study, researchers combined single-cell transcriptomics with spatial antibody-based profiling of proteins to create high resolution maps of […]