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Fast and Furious: A race to develop a vaccine

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine is critical to slow down the spread of the virus. However, the rapid race […]

COVID-19 linked to type 1 diabetes in children

A recent study, published in Diabetes Care, has reported a potential link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 […]

MiR-93 as a potential novel target for breast cancer

A new study published in Cell Death and Disease has revealed the role of miR-93 in tumorigenesis and chemosensitivity. Breast […]

Susceptibility of the human embryo to SARS-CoV-2

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have identified genes active in early embryonic […]

Purifying selection in T cells

A recent publication in The New England Journal of Medicine has reported observations of reduced heteroplasmy in T cells – […]

Genetic variants linked to male breast cancer found

A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has discovered three genetic variants linked to an […]

How to: name a gene

A recent article in Nature Genetics has set out the HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) guidelines for human gene nomenclature.  […]

Whole-exome sequencing as a tool to detect inborn errors of metabolism

A study published in Nature Medicine has demonstrated the potential of whole-exome sequencing (WES) in detecting inborn errors of metabolism […]

Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you exclusive excerpts from her new book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of […]

Embedding genomics into nursing practice

A recent article in the Nursing Times has emphasised the necessity for embedding genomics into mainstream clinical nursing practice. 2020 […]