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BioNews News articles written by Hannah Tippett Simpson:

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Multiple genes implicated in suicide by family genome study
26 November 2018 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
Four gene variants have been found to be more common in suicide victims... [Read More]
Bury CCG confirms IVF cuts from three cycles to one per couple
1 October 2018 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
A six-week public consultation in relation to IVF provision in Bury has resulted in the reduction of treatment cycles that couples can receive... [Read More]
CRISPR study finds resistance mutations to key cancer drugs
14 May 2018 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
DNA mutations that give tumours resistance to a new class of breakthrough breast and ovarian cancer drugs have been discovered... [Read More]
Human Cell Atlas releases first data
23 April 2018 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
The first major dataset from the Human Cell Atlas, a multi-year effort to catalogue the estimated 37.2 trillion cells of the human body, has been released... [Read More]
USA announces $190 million for genome editing research
29 January 2018 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced its intention to grant US$190 million for genome editing research... [Read More]
Skin colour genes study gives evolutionary insights
16 October 2017 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
Some dark skin tones have evolved relatively recently from paler genetic variants... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Hannah Tippett Simpson:

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Video Review: A groundbreaking way to stop mitochondrial disease – TedMed
29 October 2018 - by Hannah Tippett Simpson
'Every time somebody decides to have a baby, they're engaging in a game of Russian roulette,' argues  Professor Mary Herbert, a reproductive biologist at the University of Newcastle. Around 60-70 percent of fertilised eggs will never make it to pregnancy. You could see simply being here as a sign that we have beaten the odds... [Read More]