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Identical Twins; Not-so-identical Stem Cells
Identical Twins; Not-so-identical Stem Cells
News   Apr 21, 2017

A new twin study sheds light on what causes reprogrammed stem cells to have different epigenetic patterns.

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Microbial Markers Could Help Diagnose Colorectal Cancer
Microbial Markers Could Help Diagnose Colorectal Cancer
News   Apr 21, 2017

Researchers have identified specific microbial markers associated with colorectal cancer, which could be used to develop a non-invasive diagnostic test.

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How Cancer Evades the Immune System
How Cancer Evades the Immune System
News   Apr 21, 2017

A team of scientists from Singapore has discovered new ways in which cancers can escape the body’s immune system.

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Genetics Breakthrough Gives Sustainable Biofuels A Big Boost
Genetics Breakthrough Gives Sustainable Biofuels A Big Boost
News   Apr 20, 2017

Deep sequencing impacts food and bioenergy crops.

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The Next Generation of Pancreatic Cancer Therapeutics
The Next Generation of Pancreatic Cancer Therapeutics
News   Apr 20, 2017

Currently, there are not many effective therapies available other than surgery, and that is not an option for many patients.

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Individualizing Health Care One Byte at a Time
Individualizing Health Care One Byte at a Time
News   Apr 20, 2017

A framework called PhenomeNET finds disease genes in a patient-specific manner by matching a patient's phenotype (symptoms) to a large database of gene-to-phenotype associations, including those from non-human model organisms.

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The World’s Most Complete Picture of the Wheat Genome
The World’s Most Complete Picture of the Wheat Genome
News   Apr 20, 2017

Scientists have created the most accurate navigation system for the bread wheat genome to date – allowing academics and breeders to analyse its genes more easily than ever before.

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Key Factor for Pancreatic Cancer Aggressiveness Identified
Key Factor for Pancreatic Cancer Aggressiveness Identified
News   Apr 20, 2017

Researchers at FAU have now discovered why pancreatic cancer and other malignant types of tumours can disseminate so rapidly.

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Synpromics Raises £5.2m of New Investment
Synpromics Raises £5.2m of New Investment
News   Apr 20, 2017

The majority of the new investment will be used to further develop and exemplify Synpromics proprietary PromPT™ synthetic promoter design platform.

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Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found
Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found
News   Apr 20, 2017

Professor Ian Duncan describes his 29-year quest to understand the root-cause of a brain disease he identified in rats, and in doing so has found the link to a fatal and rare childhood brain disease in humans, H-ABC. Meaning the development of a cure is now possible.

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