A team has released years of research into 12 different childhood cancers and their responses to 156 anti-cancer agents
New method allows ‘20,000 parallel experiments’ in search for gene activators
Extending noninvasive prenatal screening to all 24 human chromosomes can detect genetic disorders that may explain miscarriage & abnormalities during pregnancy.
There may be some doubt about the conclusions of the ground-breaking paper on human germline engineering in the USA
Researchers have found a common variant in a gene that predisposes people to developing muscle aches, regardless of whether they are taking statins
This week’s short read catches up with Justin O’Grady, Senior Lecturer of Medical Microbiology at UEA
A new kind of antibody that may combat several neurodegenerative conditions has been discovered
The NIH have announced that they will commit $2.6M to a projects aimed at developing effective, inexpensive self-testing diagnostic assays for HIV
Researchers show that eliminating the gene encoding Lef1 disrupts the development of certain nerve cells in the hypothalamus that affect stress and anxiety.
Evolution has improved upon the genetic foundations of human health for millennia. But could that have recently gone in reverse?
What did the recent study using the CRISPR gene editing technique actually entail, and what did we learn from it?