Genetics

15 August 2017

Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.

14 August 2017

The immune system can be programmed to attack cancer, but it doesn't always work, and doctors work out why.

14 August 2017

Researchers are using DNA as a storage system for digital information.

14 August 2017

Gene therapy is a hot topic, but how do scientists get genes into cells?

14 August 2017

Researchers have edited DNA in human embryos more efficiently than ever before.

14 July 2017

There's a huge release of new genetic data from the UK Biobank

14 July 2017

Finding associations between proteins provides new clues for dementia

14 July 2017

Is dementia risk genetic?

27 June 2017

By looking at the genomes of thousands of babies, scientists have discovered a genetic association with preeclampsia.

14 June 2017

Scientists are turning to genetics to solve one of the most pressing problems affecting UK trees today - infectious...

14 June 2017

Bees are providing exciting genetic information as well as delicious honey.

14 June 2017

Visual artist Andy Lomas is using Unreal - a virtual reality gaming engine - to turn scientific data into 3-...

14 June 2017

A new art-science collaboration is bringing chromosomes to life.

14 May 2017

We meet the UK’s leading experts on cancer genetics, to find out where we’ve come from in terms of understanding the...

02 May 2017

Is there a way to lower your risk of cancer by changing your genes?

02 May 2017

How do your genes affect your chances of getting cancer?

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!