Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in science, policy and health
13 January 2021
21 December 2020
As the UK went into its first pandemic lockdown the Government launched one of the world’s largest COVID-19 virus sequencing projects. How is it doing?
14 December 2020
New research published in Nature has revealed important genetic causes of the most severe forms of COVID-19 disease.
10 December 2020
The approval of this mRNA-based vaccine could herald a new era for vaccine design and efficacy.
26 November 2020
Functional genomics uses data from genomics and other ‘omics technologies to better understand how genes work and the implications for human health.
18 November 2020
A new report outlines opportunities and issues posed by the increasing use of citizen generated data (CGD) to inform health, and especially to improve disease prevention in the UK.
27 October 2020
Better understanding of the why, how and who of breast cancer, combined with new technologies, are creating opportunities for personalised prevention