Genetics

14 April 2017

The battle of the sexes starts with imprinted genes in the womb.

14 April 2017

Kat Arney reports back from the Genetics Society, BSBD and BSCB Spring meeting.

14 April 2017

From epigenetics and imprinting to trees and bees, here are highlights from the joint Genetics Society, BSDB and BSCB...

14 April 2017

Opossums have an unusual way of sorting out their sex chromosomes.

13 April 2017

Are we giving DNA a little bit too much credit?

13 April 2017

Are employers allowed to use your genetic information against you?

13 April 2017

Who can get hold of your DNA information, and what can they do with it?

13 April 2017

DNA tests can reveal your ancestry, as well as any skeletons your family may have in the closet!

02 April 2017

Exposing male mice to nicotine can make their sons more resistant to nicotine and other drugs

28 March 2017

A new technique speeds up cell growth in the lab, which could be a boon to researching many diseases.

28 March 2017

A protein has been shown to reverse some age-related effects in mice. Could it hold promise for humans?

14 March 2017

Scientists have designed, from scratch, a large proportion of the yeast genome, which is a step closer to creating life...

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14 March 2017

Researchers have developed an online tool that guides clinicians through the process of linking a genetic variation in...

14 March 2017

Your partner or housemate's genes might be having a bigger impact on you than you think.

14 March 2017

The potential benefits of joined-up global genomics research are huge.

14 March 2017

Genomics researchers are shifting their focus towards India in search of better treatments.

14 March 2017

Scientists have built an online platform that allows anyone to put in DNA information about pathogens such as bacteria...

14 February 2017

Sequencing the genome of quinoa improves our understanding of why the plant is able to grow in such harsh conditions.

14 February 2017

Our cells are constantly communicating with each other.

14 February 2017

Take part in a new survey about genetic knowledge

31 January 2017

What other uses could there be for optogenetics?

31 January 2017

Could optogenetics be used to treat human brain conditions?

31 January 2017

What kind of things can we study using optogenetics?