Sequencing just got serious deep and meaningful. The JCVI and Human Longevity have performed the most in-depth look at the human genome to date
Genome of 6,000-year-old barley grains sequenced for first time
Genome of 6,000-year-old barley grains sequenced for first timeNew data on barley domestication discovered
Handy infographic: What are the key challenges in precision medicine?
Handy infographic: What are the key challenges in precision medicine?Good question! To help with that, Genetic Insider have created an awesome infographic...
Genetic error that increases risk of aortic rupture identified
Genetic error that increases risk of aortic rupture identifiedStudy sheds light on unexplained enlargement, weakening of aorta
It’s one small step for a sequencer… Kate Rubins gives her first press conference from the ISS ahead of sequencing DNA in space
Simplifying access to gene testing for women with ovarian cancer improves treatment choices and saves lives according to ICR study
Robin Thurston joins the Helix team to develop the world’s first ‘app store’ for personal genomics
CLIA certificate revoked, and a two year ban from owning or operating a medical laboratory for Theranos CEO Elisabeth Holmes
Google partner with UK eye hospital to collect anonymised NHS data to train DeepMind machine learning to detect eye disease
Good question! To help with that, Genetic Insider have created an awesome infographic…
Health researchers are waking up to just what could be done with all the delicious data generated by the Pokemon Go phenomenon
Turns out that making a glow-in-the-dark plant is harder than we thought. Who knew? To console ourselves, we rustled up our weekly roundup
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have used tissues from a sea slug and 3-D printed flexible components to create crawling “biohybrid” robots
The rise and fall of Theranos is a lot to take in. Luckily NPR have got your covered…
From our partners at NPJ Genomic Medicine: using a new computational method to get at disease-linked variants in the genome
Have you read our magazine?
Our ‘Festival of Genomics’ issue of the magazine, featuring Eric Green, Diana Bianchi, G2P, Sylvie Guichard, Lynn Bush, and Wendy Rubinstein.
Our ‘War on Cancer’ issue of the magazine, featuring interviews with Aubrey de Grey, Nazneen Aziz, Dan Koboldt and Carl Zimmer.
The ACMG 25th Anniversary Special Edition of FLG magazine is here!
Science in Motion
A mind-bending mirror illusion that appears to turn circles into squares and back again…
What do a Nobel Prize-winning microscopist and Festival of Genomics plenary speaker Aubrey de Grey have in common? Eric Haseltine has a theory…
Can we use our brains to directly control machines? This monkey can
Hosted by Progress Educational Trust, experts debate the use of CRISPR/Cas9 to edit human genomes at Festival of Genomics London
In the latest episode of Signal, Meg Tirrell and Luke Timmerman delve into the problem of antibiotic resistance
An artificial creature unveiled this week by scientists from Harvard has a heart of gold and fins powered by rat heart tissue
In the press
Findings open up ‘precision medicine’ approach to prevention, diagnosis and treatment
New data on barley domestication discovered
Study sheds light on unexplained enlargement, weakening of aorta
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
Festival of Genomics
Who proved to have the best bioinformatics pipelines in the precisionFDA Truth Challenge?
One of the Festival highlights was definitely the unmasking of the mystery astronaut from Veritas. Who was under that helmet?
All the news from the plenary stage and beyond on day 2 of the Festival of Genomics