Even as CRISPR gene-editing technology is offering insights into genetic diseases, researchers are discovering new things about how it actually works. Newly discovered CRISPR mechanism may help prevent dangerous errors.
The theme of Rare Disease Day 2018 is research. Rare Disease UK asked Sam, mum to Issy, what taking part in research has meant for her family.
Learn more about Edico Genome’s new DRAGEN Virtual Long-Read Detection (VLRD) Pipeline, that’s the first variant caller dedicated to SDs, and is designed to run with short sequence reads generated at moderate coverage.
Fertility clinics treat abnormal vaginal bacteria aiming to improve reproductive outcome.
Brain scientists have filmed a first-of-a-kind birth video. It reveals specialized cells in the brains of mice dividing to create newborn nerve cells.
Clinicians can be so focused on fixing problems and saving lives that they often avoid delivering news of a poor prognosis.
An undergraduate wanted to research “some human stuff”. Little did he know, that it would lead to the discovery of 22 genes that are implicated in glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.
Do you have an idea rolling around in your head with no resources to test it? Why not apply for Archer Research Challenge Grants? 2018 might be your time to shine.
For young children with cystic fibrosis, the lungs’ bacterial population changes in the first few years of life as respiratory infections and inflammation set in, new research suggests.
Two viruses closely related to Zika—West Nile and Powassan—can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing brain damage and fetal death, a new study suggests.