An Accurate Blood Test for Autism
An Accurate Blood Test for Autism
An Accurate Blood Test for Autism
Researchers believe that they have developed a blood test that can detect autism spectrum disorder with 90% accuracy.
An Accurate Blood Test for Autism
Novartis Prepares to Sell Off U.S. Generic Pills Business
Novartis Prepares to Sell Off U.S. Generic Pills Business
Novartis Prepares to Sell Off U.S. Generic Pills Business
Novartis is gearing up to auction its U.S. generic pill business, a unit that has struggled amid fierce competition, a move pointing to the idea that biosimilars will be the end of 'big pharma'.
Novartis Prepares to Sell Off U.S. Generic Pills Business
Global Standards to Increase Accuracy of BRCA Test Results is Needed
Global Standards to Increase Accuracy of BRCA Test Results is Needed
Global Standards to Increase Accuracy of BRCA Test Results is Needed
There are wide differences in BRCA testing protocols at labs around the world. A new article surveyed 86 laboratories about their BRCA testing practices and found that all the labs differed widely in their approach.
Global Standards to Increase Accuracy of BRCA Test Results is Needed
'Toolbox' Creates Custom Phages for Killing Pathogens
'Toolbox' Creates Custom Phages for Killing Pathogens
'Toolbox' Creates Custom Phages for Killing Pathogens
A new technology platform lets scientists systematically modify and customize bacteriophages, viruses that can attack and kill specific bacteria.
'Toolbox' Creates Custom Phages for Killing Pathogens
Could Altering Vaginal Bacteria Improve IVF Outcomes?
Could Altering Vaginal Bacteria Improve IVF Outcomes?
Could Altering Vaginal Bacteria Improve IVF Outcomes?
Fertility clinics treat abnormal vaginal bacteria aiming to improve reproductive outcome.
Could Altering Vaginal Bacteria Improve IVF Outcomes?

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Pig Organs are the Future of Transplants

Using CRISPR on pigs to create organ regeneration isn’t a new idea, but George Church believes that pig-to-human organ transplant clinical trials could become a reality in just two years.

Festival of Genomics London 2018

2017: This Was Your Year, Part II

In part one, we relived the excitement of January – June 2017. How did the year progress through the summer stretch and into the festive period? It’s only one way to find out…

2017: This Was Your Year

Now that the Festival of Genomics London is done, dusted, and in the record books, we take a look back at what you were busy reading on our website during 2017, including your answers from our survey.

The Short Read

Magazines and Educational Guides

Educate Yourself

Complete Guide: Building a DNA Library

Just as sequencing has been getting faster, so too has library preparation. The process can be broadly broken up into 5-6 main stages, depending on method.

Opinions

DIY CRISPR: Biohacking Your Own Genome

With do-it-yourself CRISPR kits now available online, Hannah Devlin asks if it’s really possible to edit your own DNA, is it safe and how should it be regulated?

Around the Web

QIAGEN to Aquire STAT-Dx

QIAGEN enters into agreement to acquire STAT-Dx, plans to launch a next-generation, fully integrated multiplex platform for syndromic disease testing in second half 2018 in Europe and later in the U.S.

FLG Blog

Stuff to Read, Week 7

Here are five stories you should read this week. The conversation with George Church is highly recommended!

Stuff to Read, Week 6

Would you pay to give your child a genetic advantage, to make them smarter than their peers, taller, or more beautiful? This is a question that will become relevant within a few decades, according to Big Think — if not sooner.