Three years ago a team of scientists built the first synthetic yeast chromosome, and today they have got one giant step closer to their goal of creating a complex organism.
The U.K. Prime Minister, Theresa May has made her first appearance in a series on industrial strategy, whereby she has pledged millions of pounds of government funding to develop artificial intelligence to transform outcomes through early diagnosis of cancer and chronic disease.
Participants covering all aspects of science met at this year’s Genome-Project-write, to discuss how they were going to construct an entire genome from scratch.
Researchers have learned that artificial intelligence resembles the working of a human brain, opening up new possibilities to test how the brain works.
Scientists have discovered the first example of a gene that is only found in one sex, and provides protection against cancers including an aggressive form of leukaemia.
Researchers are trying to boost the effectiveness of cancer-killing viruses to treat conditions, including brain tumours.
Not only are tumours are different from one another, but there can even be genetic differences within a single tumour.
A new chemotherapy regime has proved to shrink tumours twice as fast as in normal methods in patients with aggressive breast cancer carrying a faulty BRCA gene, according to a clinical trial.
Color Genomics unveils its plan to give people a peek into their genetic risk, by offering a test for hereditary cancer and high cholesterol. But, they are offering more than just that.
Much of medicine is about information — the data that helps doctors make the right choices about our treatment. So how will the revolution in big data impact complex healthcare systems like the NHS?