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Researchers have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of the largest and most complex CRISPR-Cas system known to date

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of one of the most complex […]

CRUK forms a new partnership to develop a head and neck cancer vaccine

Cancer Research UK (CRUK), the University of Southampton and the London-based biotechnology company Touchlight Genetics have announced a new partnership […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Sickness and susceptibility – the ancient war between genes and disease

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, […]

Study finds expanded tandem repeats contribute to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects one in 54 children in the US and is associated with a heritability between 50-90%. […]

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 […]

Opinion: Is Genomics perpetuating inequality?

“Genomics is crowding out ways of reducing inequality” is just one of the overarching messages of the latest report by […]

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 […]

A major cause of rare mitochondrial disease found

A study from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has found a genetic cause for a rare disease that causes […]

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 […]