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BioNews News articles written by Devika Sooklall:

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Whole genome sequencing useful for diagnosing mitochondrial disorders
8 November 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
Whole genome sequencing can facilitate faster and more accurate diagnoses of rare mitochondrial disorders, new research has revealed... [Read More]
Phthalates exposure leads to placental gene changes
18 October 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
Exposure to phthalates may affect gene activity in the placenta... [Read More]
Professor Matt Brown announced as chief scientific officer at Genomics England
31 August 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
Genomics England has appointed a new chief scientific officer... [Read More]
Noncoding DNA sequence may play a role in ageing and cancer
2 August 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
A sequence of repetitive noncoding DNA that varies considerably in length between humans, has been shown to play a role in ageing and cancer... [Read More]
Airway model developed to study viral lung infections
28 June 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
Stem cell models may help investigate COVID-19 and other lung diseases... [Read More]
Gene variant that turns off fullness signal makes people gain weight
7 June 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
Obesity may be caused by a mutation in our genes and not just our environment... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Devika Sooklall:

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Podcast Review: A Brief History of CRISPR – How we learned to edit the genome
4 May 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
This genetic society podcast gives us a brief look into the history of genome editing and the various techniques that have been developed that have led us to where we are today... [Read More]