PTN interviews Austen Heinz, CEO of Cambrian Genomics:

Posted in Featured, Interviews on 6th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Austen has ambitions to create artificial life forms: We dig deeper into the future of synthetic biology.

Telomerase can be turned off with a genetic switch which could be an antiaging breakthrough

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered an on-and-off switch in cells that may hold the key to healthy aging.

Cancer experts predict the end of chemotherapy in 20 years

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have declared that more effective cancer treatments will soon replace chemotherapy thanks to a world-first project to find the genes responsible for cancers.

DNA project 'to make UK world genetic research leader'

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.

Google takes on the human body in a new project to find out what a healthy person looks like

Posted in Business on 26th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

The new project out of Google X, called Baseline Study, will collect genetic and molecular data from 175 anonymous people.