Creating a New Gene in a Single Day
Creating a New Gene in a Single Day
Creating a New Gene in a Single Day
A new DNA synthesis technique that mimics natural DNA replication could make it possible to create a new gene in a single day, according to new research.
Creating a New Gene in a Single Day
How Can a Baby Have 3 Parents?
How Can a Baby Have 3 Parents?
How Can a Baby Have 3 Parents?
The concept of three-parent babies defies what we learned in health class. But how and when is the third parent involved? At what stage? Jennifer Barfield gives us an update on the birds and the bees.
How Can a Baby Have 3 Parents?
Destroying Tumours With Gold Nanoparticles
Destroying Tumours With Gold Nanoparticles
Destroying Tumours With Gold Nanoparticles
Gold can be used to make jewellery, but also to fight cancer. Several clinical trials are currently underway in the United States where patients are being treated with gold nanoparticles.
Destroying Tumours With Gold Nanoparticles
Roche Pays $2.4 Billion for Rest of Cancer Expert, Foundation Medicine
Roche Pays $2.4 Billion for Rest of Cancer Expert, Foundation Medicine
Roche Pays $2.4 Billion for Rest of Cancer Expert, Foundation Medicine
The Swiss drugmaker has clearly noticed the genomic profiling group's ability to personalise cancer care, now that it will take complete ownership of the company. 
Roche Pays $2.4 Billion for Rest of Cancer Expert, Foundation Medicine
The HPV-Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer Is Working, Study Shows
The HPV-Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer Is Working, Study Shows
The HPV-Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer Is Working, Study Shows
The HPV vaccine is working to reduce the risk of cervical cancer, according to a new study.
The HPV-Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer Is Working, Study Shows

Breaking News

Creating a New Gene in a Single Day

A new DNA synthesis technique that mimics natural DNA replication could make it possible to create a new gene in a single day, according to new research.

How Can a Baby Have 3 Parents?

The concept of three-parent babies defies what we learned in health class. But how and when is the third parent involved? At what stage? Jennifer Barfield gives us an update on the birds and the bees.

Destroying Tumours With Gold Nanoparticles

Gold can be used to make jewellery, but also to fight cancer. Several clinical trials are currently underway in the United States where patients are being treated with gold nanoparticles.

Magazines and Educational Guides

Gene Editing 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: This guide will discuss the gene editing tools currently available and how they can be used to manipulate genomic sequences, as well as the real world applications that put these tools to use.

Cancer Genomics 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: This guide is intended to help you understand how cancers can develop in the body and what forms they can take, as well as taking you through the medical processes of diagnosis and treatment.

Drug Development 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: In this guide, we discuss the challenges involved in lead generation and preclinical development, what factors need to be considered during clinical trials, and how genomics has started to change the way we approach drug design.

The Genome Spot / Webinars

VirION: Towards Long-Read Viral Metagenomics

The study of viral ecology is taking major leaps forward with the use of long-read sequencing and viral metagenomics. On this webinar we discuss how MinION technology is bringing scientists closer to high-throughput single-virus genomics from environmental samples.

Drowning in TCGA Data: How to Keep Your Head Above Water

To fully benefit from the vast quantities of data from TCGA, tools for easy data visualisation and analysis must be developed for use of the non-computational scientist. Our panel of experts discuss TCGA data and the tools needed to make sense of it.

Opinions

Young Blood: Magic or Medicine?

Recent scientific studies have claimed that transfusions of blood from teenagers can help delay or reverse the ageing process. Do they stack up?

Educate Yourself

65 Years of DNA

Happy DNA Day! To celebrate, we’ve put together a timeline of some of the major events that have happened in genomics since 1953 – See how far we’ve come!

Selling the Code

The Code, Part 3: It’s now easier than ever to peer into your own genetic code. But are all of the new companies out there offering you information about yourself that you can believe?

The Short Read

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Blog

Weekend Reads

This week: Learn about the insides of a chemist quest to cure genetic disease, wrap your head around the debate on whether to use genetically modified mosquitos to fight malaria, and learn more about designer babies – should scientists make ‘better’ babies just because they can? 

Weekend Reads

What should doctors do when patients are pushing hard to get treatment they’ve seen in a TV ad or read about online? Why are diverse labs winning at science, and what went down at this year’s CRISPRcon?  

Weekend Reads

British science after Brexit — can they have their cake and eat it, too? And genetic counsellors, are they actually struggling to keep up with genetic testing?