Education

Cancer Genomics 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: This guide is intended to help you understand how cancers can develop in the body and what forms they can take, as well as taking you through the medical processes of diagnosis and treatment.

Weekend Reads, week 16

Worth reading this week: human cloning, ninja polymers fighting off superbugs, and genetics research failing most of the world’s population.

Selling the Code

The Code, Part 3: It’s now easier than ever to peer into your own genetic code. But are all of the new companies out there offering you information about yourself that you can believe?

‘Mono’ Virus Linked to Seven Serious Diseases

A far-reaching study conducted by scientists at Cincinnati Children’s reports that the Epstein-Barr virus — best known for causing mononucleosis — also increases the risks for some people developing seven other major diseases. 

Weekend Reads, week 15

Some are exciting (Bill Gates on gene editing and George Church on how to live forever), some are informative (lab mice might be too clean, questioning drug pricing and freeing health data). You can read one, or you can read all five. That’s up to you!