Genetic information that could help finger the next infectious threat is stored in museums around the world.
June 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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Cambridge-led study discovers new genetic causes of rare diseases, potentially leading to improved diagnosis and better patient care.
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A new method of analysing cancer patients’ blood for evidence of the disease could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods according to new
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A new system called DORIS fixes one major problem with making DNA data storage widespread, including letting users "delete" data as well as store it.
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Wei Hsi “Ariel” Yeh dedicated her research in chemistry to solving some of the vast genetic mysteries behind hearing loss.
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A study with chickens from Tibet shows that organisms have a kind of "memory" of their ancestral homes that makes adaptation to environmental change easier.
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Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.
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