This week, we hear how the first amphibian genome helps to fill the vertebrate family tree, meet the colourful fish that shine a light on evolution and find out how a technique developed to study eye disease can help find art forgeries. Plus, the genome from a clinical perspective - we look at the future of personalised medicine.
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An analysis of the genome of the Western Clawed Frog, Xenopus tropicalis. was published in the journal Science this week, marking the very first amphibian genome sequenced...
A group of colourful fish living on Caribbean coral reefs have shed light on how species evolve in the oceans.
A technique developed to take three dimensional, real time images of the retina is also useful for detecting evidence of fraud in paintings, according to research published in the journal Accounts of Chemical Research this month...
The world is still losing biodiversity at an alarming rate despite world leaders promising in 2002 to cut the rate of loss by 2010. That’s the stark warning from a paper published in the journal Science this week by a large team of international researchers.
The Lancet has published a study into the benefits of looking at your genome to help personalise your medicine. Dr. Euan Ashley from Stanford University School of Medicine joined us to explain more...