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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 […]

Genetic basis of childhood liver cancer diversity

Hepatoblastoma is the most common liver cancer in children. However, the hereditary predisposition and acquired molecular aberrations related to the […]

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

World of Genomics: Spain

Occupying 85% of the Iberian Peninsula, Spain is a geographically and culturally diverse country famed for its sun, sand, and […]

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 […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Exploring The Deep Sea – Peter Girguis, Harvard University

Peter Girguis is a Professor in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. Peter’s research explores extreme […]

Neural stem cells from fat tissue offer a cell source for regenerative medicine

A team of scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a new population of easily accessible neural stem cells in […]

Is sleeping a talent?

One minute you’re counting sheep. The next minute you’re riding a unicorn alongside David Attenborough. So, what happened? No, this […]

A, C, T to Glossary

Numbers The 1000 Genomes Project: The 1,000 Genome Project (1KGP) launched in January 2008 with the aim of generating the […]

New study reveals mechanism that causes IBS

Researchers have identified a biological mechanism that explains why some individuals experience abdominal pain when eating certain foods, paving the […]