New research into improving the genetic decoding of neurodevelopmental disorders promises to help future diagnosis of children with such conditions.
Cancer researchers have discovered a new class of fusion genes with properties that affect and may drive the development of cancer.
Researchers found that in the model organism E. coli, the fidelity of transcribing DNA comes at the expense of DNA repair.
Children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced, and according to scientists, genetic factors are the primary explanation.
Two novel agents may have developed an alternative therapy for rare bone cancer, by stopping the growth and progress of Ewing Sarcoma.
Scientists have engineered a new way to deliver CRISPR technology inside cells by repairing the mutation that causes Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The first gene therapy for cancer, approved by the FDA in August, will transform the treatment process, but it will bring both hope and challenges.
Rare benign tumours contain a diagram for regeneration of insulin-producing beta cells, which may hold the key to diabetes drug development.
Researchers claim that a blood sample, or liquid biopsy, can reveal which patients will respond to checkpoint inhibitor-based immunotherapies.
Genes which determine animal complexity, or what makes humans so much more complex than a fruit fly or a sea urchin, have been identified.
Scientists in Scotland have gained access to the most up-to-date gene sequencing technology, aiding research to better understand human and animal diseases.
The different diseases should each be diagnosed and treated based on their specific genetic faults.
By identifying that genes belong to a process called autophagy, researchers have unveiled the mystery of why we age in a new study.
A genetic fault has been identified in people with an aggressive type of leukemia that can significantly affect how they respond to treatment.
A high-speed method has been developed that produces small proteins for custom-designed therapeutics, that may have applications in fighting disease agents.