These Gene Edited Pigs Are Resistant to Billion-Dollar Virus
These Gene Edited Pigs Are Resistant to Billion-Dollar Virus
These Gene Edited Pigs Are Resistant to Billion-Dollar Virus
Scientists have produced pigs that can resist one of the world's most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code. And the animals show no signs that the change in their DNA has had any other impact on their health or wellbeing — yet. 
These Gene Edited Pigs Are Resistant to Billion-Dollar Virus
Top 5 Genomics Startups Disrupting Healthcare
Top 5 Genomics Startups Disrupting Healthcare
Top 5 Genomics Startups Disrupting Healthcare
Using artificial intelligence, digital therapeutics, and genomics, these are the top five startups that are disrupting U.S. healthcare today.
Top 5 Genomics Startups Disrupting Healthcare
Towards Personalised Medicine: One Type of Data Is Not Enough
Towards Personalised Medicine: One Type of Data Is Not Enough
Towards Personalised Medicine: One Type of Data Is Not Enough
To understand the biology of diseased organs, researchers can use different types of molecular data. One of the biggest computational challenges at the moment is integrating these multiple data types. 
Towards Personalised Medicine: One Type of Data Is Not Enough
GSK and Gilead to Face Off Over HIV Treatment
GSK and Gilead to Face Off Over HIV Treatment
GSK and Gilead to Face Off Over HIV Treatment
Competition to be the leader in the HIV treatment market is heating up as GSK announces they will be showcasing results for their new therapy at the International AIDS Conference next month.
GSK and Gilead to Face Off Over HIV Treatment
Just One Missing Atom May Lead to Colon Cancer
Just One Missing Atom May Lead to Colon Cancer
Just One Missing Atom May Lead to Colon Cancer
The development of an aggressive, early-onset form of colon cancer may come down to a single missing iron atom in a key DNA repair protein, according to new research.
Just One Missing Atom May Lead to Colon Cancer

Breaking News

These Gene Edited Pigs Are Resistant to Billion-Dollar Virus

Scientists have produced pigs that can resist one of the world’s most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code. And the animals show no signs that the change in their DNA has had any other impact on their health or wellbeing — yet. 

GSK and Gilead to Face Off Over HIV Treatment

Competition to be the leader in the HIV treatment market is heating up as GSK announces they will be showcasing results for their new therapy at the International AIDS Conference next month.

Magazines and Educational Guides

Gene Editing 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: This guide will discuss the gene editing tools currently available and how they can be used to manipulate genomic sequences, as well as the real world applications that put these tools to use.

Cancer Genomics 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: This guide is intended to help you understand how cancers can develop in the body and what forms they can take, as well as taking you through the medical processes of diagnosis and treatment.

Drug Development 101: 2018 Edition

Free download: In this guide, we discuss the challenges involved in lead generation and preclinical development, what factors need to be considered during clinical trials, and how genomics has started to change the way we approach drug design.

The Genome Spot / Webinars

VirION: Towards Long-Read Viral Metagenomics

The study of viral ecology is taking major leaps forward with the use of long-read sequencing and viral metagenomics. On this webinar we discuss how MinION technology is bringing scientists closer to high-throughput single-virus genomics from environmental samples.

Drowning in TCGA Data: How to Keep Your Head Above Water

To fully benefit from the vast quantities of data from TCGA, tools for easy data visualisation and analysis must be developed for use of the non-computational scientist. Our panel of experts discuss TCGA data and the tools needed to make sense of it.

Opinions

Young Blood: Magic or Medicine?

Recent scientific studies have claimed that transfusions of blood from teenagers can help delay or reverse the ageing process. Do they stack up?

Educate Yourself

65 Years of DNA

Happy DNA Day! To celebrate, we’ve put together a timeline of some of the major events that have happened in genomics since 1953 – See how far we’ve come!

Selling the Code

The Code, Part 3: It’s now easier than ever to peer into your own genetic code. But are all of the new companies out there offering you information about yourself that you can believe?

The Short Read

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Weekend Reads

This week: Learn about the insides of a chemist quest to cure genetic disease, wrap your head around the debate on whether to use genetically modified mosquitos to fight malaria, and learn more about designer babies – should scientists make ‘better’ babies just because they can? 

Weekend Reads

What should doctors do when patients are pushing hard to get treatment they’ve seen in a TV ad or read about online? Why are diverse labs winning at science, and what went down at this year’s CRISPRcon?  

Weekend Reads

British science after Brexit — can they have their cake and eat it, too? And genetic counsellors, are they actually struggling to keep up with genetic testing?