DNA

Advancing personalized medicine research with open access genomic data

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Science on 17th Feb, 2019
by Alex Muller

Since the sequencing of the first human genome back in 2001 rapid advances in technology have transformed our ability to gather and analyse genomic data.

CRISPR Babies: Mankind's Next Giant Leap?

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Featured, Science on 9th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

CRISPR modified babies have been made in small Chinese clinical trial.

Study Predicts What People Look Like From Their DNA

Posted in Science on 12th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

The predictive performance of this kind of approach is only likely to improve with larger sample sizes.

What can NASAs twin study results actually tell us?

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The next step is to figure out which changes can be attributed to spaceflight and which are just normal consequences of ageing.

Illumina wants to sequence your whole genome for $100

Posted in Medicine on 11th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The NovaSeq machine's scanning speed could decipher an entire human genome in less than an hour.