Two key genes linked to cancer resistance that could protect Tasmanian devil from extinction
WATCH: A monkey economy as irrational as ours
WATCH: A monkey economy as irrational as oursLaurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions
Tasmanian devil DNA shows signs of evolved resistance to fatal cancer
Tasmanian devil DNA shows signs of evolved resistance to fatal cancerTwo key genes linked to cancer resistance that could protect Tasmanian devil from extinction
Study finds potential new biomarker for cancer patient prognosis
Study finds potential new biomarker for cancer patient prognosisIndicator of chromosomal instability could be used to predict patient response to cancer treatment
One small step for a sequencer: tiny MinION has proven that DNA sequencing is possible on board the International Space Station
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An introductory handbook to genomics. This guide aims to help ease the adoption of genomic technology in your own workplace.
Our ‘Festival of Genomics’ issue of the magazine, featuring Eric Green, Diana Bianchi, G2P, Sylvie Guichard, Lynn Bush, and Wendy Rubinstein.
Media studies scholar Christopher Bell looks at the alarming lack of female superheroes in the products marketed to children
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Lior Pachtor takes a shot at the under powered statistics behind recent claims about the health of deep space astronauts
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Laurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions
How optical mind control can help us to better understand how the brain works
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Indicator of chromosomal instability could be used to predict patient response to cancer treatment
Computer software intuitively translates patient charts into diagnostic information at 30 times human speed
MIT researchers have added an extra layer of control to the CRISPR gene-editing approach, by making the system responsive to light
A receptor that controls entry of T-cells into the thymus could help to understand immune system recovery in cancer patients
Scientists have identified a key cause of nerve cell damage in people with ALS
Uncovering how genetic defects cause microcephaly may help Zika researchers
How can consumers learn more about their genome while still having complete control of their data?
“We’re betting on DNA becoming an integrated part of many aspects of bettering ourselves” – Robin Thurston, Helix
The new CEO at Helix gave us his take on creating the world’s first personal genomics platform
With the focus on whole genome sequencing, are we missing an opportunity with simpler, point of care diagnostic tests? We ask Sir John Burn