Who do you think you are? And is the answer in your genes? This month we’re delving into genes and genealogy. Plus, putting an end to genetic determinism, and an ancient Egyptian gene of the month.
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DNA sequencing is now cheap and accessible, but what can studying our genes tell us about our family history?
In Mark Henderson's JBS Haldane genetics Society award lecture, he argues we should move away from talking about genetic determinism.
Researchers in the US have taken a step forward in understanding how the body’s response to stress might be linked to the spread of cancer.
Researchers at the University of Leicester have made a discovery that could lead towards a new hope for fighting Huntington’s disease.
Dr Turi King has an unusual interest in men - she studies their Y chromosomes to track their family history.
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stem cells are a reason for cancer to accrue?
can stem cells cure cancer?
what are the latest researches to this subject?
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And finally, our gene of the month is Cleopatra, named after the legendary Egyptian queen, who was said to have committed suicide by snake.