The discovery of molecular rules that regulate the transfer of genetic material between bacteria could help prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance.
The “Born in Guangzhou Cohort Study” is looking to recruit 50,000 baby-mother sets by 2020. Since 2012, 1.6 million samples have been collected for the project and the some of the first findings have been published.
Why are consumers so reluctant to embrace genetically modified foods? A new study suggests agricultural biotech companies are failing to show consumers a personal benefit to buying GM foods.
A simple $20 blood test could help diagnose thousands of patients with hepatitis B in need of treatment in some of Africa’s poorest regions.
Researchers have discovered that men and women have different genetic risk factors for developing glioma.
Researchers from NCSU and Oregon State University have identified a genetic factor in zebrafish that appears to explain why organisms react differently to the same environmental chemicals.
Tiny snippets of genetic material called microRNA may offer a way to detect conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease earlier, according to a new study.
Studies of breast cancer do not take sufficient account of patients’ race, ethnicity, economic status, education level, health insurance coverage, and other social factors, a group of scientists argue.
By sequencing the genomes of other species, we can better understand our place in natural history.
China’s government is prioritising world-class science and tech. An expert describes the Chinese research landscape – and questions its sustainability.
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute is pushing for the use of genetic testing to transform treatment of breast cancer with the Personalised Breast Cancer Programme.