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Understanding the evolution of genome architecture across species

Written by Poppy Jayne Morgan A new study published in BMC biology is unravelling the mystery of genome architecture. Gene […]

Cancer evolution, immune evasion and metastasis

Charles Swanton, Senior Group Leader, Crick Institute

Using AI to Study the Molecular Evolution of SARS-Cov-2

By Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have published a paper studying the evolution of SARS-CoV-2, using artificial intelligence (AI) to […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Genomics of tree health and adaptation – Richard Buggs, Evolutionary Biologist

Richard Buggs is a Professor of Evolutionary Genomics at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) and a Senior Research Leader […]

Evolution of mutations can be predicted by DNA tangles

New research has revealed evolutionary hotspots in DNA tangles where mutations are more likely to occur. Mutational hotspots Mutational hotspots […]

Why is understanding cancer evolution so important?

In 1976, Peter Nowell first formally described cancer as an evolutionary process. This was the beginning of the notion that […]

Evolution of cloning: A Dolly good show!

My first real memories of cloning came from a film by one of my favourite childhood bands S Club 7. […]

Evolutionary selection of mutations in blood controls disease progression

A new study, published in Nature Communications, has developed a machine learning model that can identify the evolutionary pressures acting […]

Bonobo genome provides insights into ape evolution

Researchers have generated a new bonobo genome assembly, helping to pinpoint specific variants that distinguish chimpanzee and bonobo lineages. Closest […]

Evolution of the genome

Cosmologists believe that the universe began over 14 billion years ago with the Big Bang. Clouds of gas emitted by […]