Genetics


24 August 2018

What genes control the plumage patterns of pigeons?

24 August 2018

Without proteins to do the heavy lifting, how did early life copy its genetic information?

14 August 2018

And how did we learn to talk?

17 July 2018

If someone told you that they wanted to treat your cancer by injecting you with more cancer cells, you’d be right to be...

03 July 2018

From where should scientists collect seeds to conserve tree species?

05 June 2018

Could there be a gene that makes you good at footie?

08 May 2018

How scientists are tackling the parasite that causes malaria.

24 April 2018

We put this slippery myth out with the trash.

24 April 2018

Can anyone learn to run a marathon?

17 April 2018

How has our taste developed over evolutionary time?

14 April 2018

Is our justice system keeping up with advances in forensic science?

14 April 2018

If you've got the DNA, you've solved the crime, right? Wrong.

14 April 2018

Is it really possible to create a 'photofit' from genetic data?

14 April 2018

How can 'big data' help forensic scientists solve crimes?

10 April 2018

What can a DNA test tell you about yourself?

14 March 2018

Could we store genetic data in a blockchain?

14 March 2018

How do we make advances in genomics accessible to all?

14 March 2018

A new public consultation reveals cautious optimism about genetic technology.

14 March 2018

Genomic technology is exciting, but can we afford it?

14 March 2018

How far through the 100,000 genomes project are we?

14 February 2018

DNA evidence can free the innocent as well as convicting the guilty

14 February 2018

How is DNA evidence used to catch criminals?