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How will genetic technologies change reproductive decision-making?

An article published in the European Journal of Human Genetics has explored views on how new genetic technologies may change […]

The Persistent Y hypothesis

An Opinion paper released in Cell Press Reviews yesterday has provided an alternative hypothesis to why the Y chromosome still […]

Can the ‘common cold’ provide SARS-CoV-2 immunity?

A recent study suggests that infection from previous ‘common cold’ coronaviruses may provide some immunity to individuals exposed to SARS-CoV-2. The […]

Researchers unravel the role of G-quadruplexes in breast cancer

A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge have unravelled the complex landscape of G-quadruplexes and revealed their role […]

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 […]

The UK Biobank releases first results from COVID-19 study

Early results analysed as part of the UK Biobank’s COVID-19 antibody study have been released. Samples that were collected from […]

Rare TLR7 variants implicated in COVID-19 severity

A study has found that rare genetic alterations in the TLR7 gene may have predisposed two sets of brothers who […]

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, […]

Biologically-validated AI is how scientists are realising the full potential of single-cell RNA sequencing

The promise of single-cell gene expression data Genomic data are an excellent source of novel disease biomarkers and targets. In […]