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Failure in sperm growth is linked to testicular cancer
4 May 2021 - by Dr George Janes
Early embryonic germ cells, which fail to develop into sperm cells, may later become testicular cancer cells, a study in mice has shown... [Read More]
Researchers generate human-monkey chimeric embryos
19 April 2021 - by Dr George Janes
Monkey embryos containing human stem cells have been grown successfully for the first time... [Read More]
Human DNA shed into the air is collected and sequenced
12 April 2021 - by Dr George Janes
Mammalian DNA can be collected from the air and sequenced with species-level resolution, a study has shown for first time... [Read More]
Mouse embryos grown outside a uterus for 11 days
22 March 2021 - by Dr George Janes
Researchers have devised a method for growing mouse embryos up to the point they start growing limbs and organs, outside of the uterus... [Read More]
Scientists sequence 64 human genomes at high resolution
8 March 2021 - by Dr George Janes
A number of human genomes, spanning global population groups, have been sequenced – providing higher-than-ever clarity... [Read More]
Gene regions identified that may influence our facial features
15 February 2021 - by Dr George Janes
A large-scale genome-wide study has identified several genes which affect face geometry... [Read More]
Obituary: Professor Lewis Wolpert, renowned developmental biologist
1 February 2021 - by Dr George Janes
Professor Lewis Wolpert, a highly accomplished developmental biologist, science communicator and humanist, sadly died on 28 January 2021... [Read More]
Glioblastomas may be fuelled by overactive mitochondria
18 January 2021 - by Dr George Janes
Existing drugs could treat as many as one in five glioblastomas, a new study has found... [Read More]
Faster cancer diagnosis achieved by new DNA sequencing method
7 December 2020 - by Dr George Janes
A new DNA sequencing technique allows researchers to sequence only the regions of interest, enabling faster results... [Read More]
Novel cancer driver genes discovered by prediction algorithm
23 November 2020 - by Dr George Janes
A new algorithm has exploited epigenetic and genetic cancer data to enable the discovery of novel cancer driver genes... [Read More]