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Has the secret to anti-ageing been found in hyperthermophilic archaea?

New research from University College London (UCL), published in Cell Metabolism, has reported a gene mutation which improves the accuracy […]

Longevity pathways identified in exome analysis of centenarians

Non-human model organisms have provided evidence to suggest that rare protein-coding variants in pathways linked to longevity can guard against […]

Analysis of 1.5 million people identifies genes related to antisocial behaviours

A new study, published in Nature Neuroscience, has analysed data from 1.5 million people to identify genes underlying behaviours related […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 7th August

We have summarised some of the latest news and research within the genomics space from the past week! Top stories […]

Is nanopore sequencing the future?

Nanopore-based methods took over 25 years to fully materialise, which involved the collaboration of both academia and industry. It is […]

Novel telomerase regulator may be involved in ageing and cancer

Researchers have discovered a repetitive and highly variable DNA sequence that regulates telomerase activity, illuminating a genetic and molecular basis […]

Researchers identify candidate variants related to Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study, researchers identified 11 rare genetic variants related to Alzheimer’s disease through high-risk pedigree studies. Alzheimer’s disease […]

Omitting mice from the title of papers misleads the media

A recent study has suggested that when authors of scientific papers omit basic facts from the article title, like whether […]

Ageing and loss of resilience

Researchers have presented results from a recent study exploring associations between ageing and the loss of the ability to recover […]

Mitochondrial DNA genotype-phenotype interactions

A recent study has found that genetic variants in mitochondrial DNA could increase the risk of developing several common diseases, […]