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World of Genomics: Finland

For the latest in our World of Genomics series, we travel to Finland, a country at the forefront of genomic […]

A Spotlight On: Genomic drivers of heart attacks – Akl Fahed

Akl Fahed, MD, MPH is a physician, scientist, and innovator. He works at Mass General Hospital, the Broad Institute of […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Lung Microbiome – Aran Singanayagam, Imperial College London

Aran Singanayagam is an MRC Clinician Scientist, Group Leader at the Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection (CMBI) at Imperial […]

Rare cases of high genetic mutation linked to fathers’ chemotherapy

A study published in Nature by scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and elsewhere, indicates that some rare cases of […]

Do Some Smokers Develop Genetic Defences Against Lung Cancer?

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, but only a minority of […]

A Spotlight On: Scientific Integrity – Elisabeth Bik, Scientific Integrity Consultant

Elisabeth Bik is a microbiologist and scientific integrity consultant, who is known for her work spotting errors in research papers. […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: The genetics of exceptional longevity – Tom Perls

Tom Perls is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in Geriatrics […]

World of Genomics: Lithuania

Sometimes referred to as the Land of Nature, for this week’s World of Genomics we head over to Lithuania. Over […]

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 […]

The largest genetic study of suicide attempt identifies genetic underpinnings

In the largest genetic study of suicide attempt to date, researchers have identified a region of the genome containing variants […]