A group of Africa-based researchers has issued guidelines for the ethical handling of samples for genomic studies, in an effort to combat ‘helicopter’ research.
For the first time, a human mini brain has been implanted into the skull of mice and surprisingly has continued to grow.
A new study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology brings us closer to a complete genetic blueprint by using a nanotechnology-based sequencing technique.
French CAR-T specialist Cellectis didn’t have the best time in 2017, but it seems their luck is changing, having just closed a $164 million U.S. public offering.
Studies using CRISPR on monkeys look encouraging, but more needs to be done before the gene-editing technology can be used on humans.
A new cancer cell-based assay could help doctors diagnose cancer, better monitor the disease, and take a step closer to customised treatment for individual patients.
Critically ill infants in the Australian state of Victoria are now to be given access to rapid genomic sequencing under a new government-funded programme.
Scientist Andrew Feinberg calls for more integration between two fields of DNA-based research: genetics and epigenetics.
Experts in medicine and law are urging the US to allow for the replacement of mutation-bearing mitochondria to prevent fatal illnesses in children.
Combining a cancer therapy with a second drug therapy that helps suppress tumour blood vessels found in cancer cells can help to significantly reduce the spread of breast cancer tumours while also causing cancer cell death.