For the first time, researchers have outlined the atom-by-atom changes in a group of proteins as they form cell-damaging clumps linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Extensive research into the genetic spread across Ireland and Britain has found that they have massively underestimated Irish Viking heritage.
To help you plan your visit, or perhaps inspire you to sign up for your free place, we’ve put together a handy guide to this year’s theme, and some of our top picks from the agenda.
Southern Illinois University’s medical school has halted all herpes research, one of its most high-profile projects, amid growing controversy over a researcher’s unauthorized methods offshore and in the U.S.
Researchers have developed a new mathematical tool to validate and improve methods used by medical professionals to interpret results from clinical genetic tests.
Mice can mimic human breast cancer tissue and its genes, even more so than previously thought, as well as other cancers including lung, oral, and oesophagus, a new study suggests.
What’s blockchain technology, how, and why was it developed, and why is everyone talking about it? Alex Schmid provides us with an overview of challenges blockchain technology can help solve within life sciences, and what about it, that makes it so suitable.
Although very much disagreeing with biohacking practices, and strongly discouraging them, the FDA has never actually intervened themselves with individuals. Should they?
Researchers have developed a way to make simple, self-assembling DNA ‘robots’ that can rotate and function like latches. Combined, they can be used as nano-scale cargo carriers that respond to electromagnetic commands via remote control.
We bring genomics to the UK in our latest issue, as we look ahead to what this year’s Festival of Genomics London has to offer.
23andMe’s ancestry tests and those from three other companies produce drastically different results, according to Kristen Brown, writing for Gizmodo.
“My Greatest Achievement Has Been Overcoming My Own Shyness to Advocate My Disabled Child” – Judith Sheppard
Judith Sheppard is the parent of a 22-year-old young man with FOXG1 Syndrome. We’ve had a chat with her before her talk “Finding the Needle in the Haystack” at the Festival of Genomics in London 2018.
Seizures and mood disorders such as depression may share the same genetic cause in some people with epilepsy, a new study suggests.