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Arbitrary age limits on ALS genetic testing means many patients go missed

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. A new study in the journal Brain has found that as many as 98% […]

Epitranscriptome biomarkers successfully distinguish early and late-stage prostate cancer

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer As one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths for men in the US […]

Mutations in immune cells found to influence cancer development and the ageing process

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new genomic study of lymphocytes published in Nature has revealed that mutations occurring […]

Collagen variant found to protect cancer cells from immune attack

Newly published research using genetically engineered mice models (GEMMs) has shown that pancreatic cancer cells produce a unique form of […]

Muscle resident macrophages as a new target for muscular dystrophy treatment

New research with mice has revealed the role of muscle-resident macrophages in muscle regeneration therapy. A new study, conducted at […]

GMSCs stem cells found to retain quality with age

New research has discovered how dental tissue stem cells retain their growth and immunomodulatory characteristics, even in older donors, offering […]

Aging clones: genetic mutations hijack the production of blood cells in different stages of life

New research has discovered how genetic mutations take over the production of blood cells at different life stages. The study, […]

A New Role for Glycolysis in Cancer Cells – Protecting Cells from Damage

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer A recent study in Nature Communications shows that not all cancer cells within a […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Genetics of Speech and Language – Dianne Newbury, Senior Lecturer

Dr Dianne Newbury is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Dianne’s research focusses on speech and […]

‘Junk DNA’: Age of Intron 

If I cast my mind back to studying biology at school, the message was very clear: DNA contains genes, and […]