Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in science, policy and health
19 August 2020
A long-term study finds that offering breast cancer screening from age 40 would save women's lives. However, these findings are being contested
13 August 2020
A new judgment from the Court of Justice of the European Union has profound and wide-ranging implications for the international transfer of genomic data.
7 August 2020
The UK is a global leader in genomics, but other countries are increasing their focus and capability in this area
3 August 2020
A new paper outlines the use of rapid whole exome-sequencing (rWES) for children in Hong Kong, finding it improved clinical care and reduced costs.
28 July 2020
Monitoring the coronavirus genome for changes can provide information which could have policy implications for lockdown and social distancing measures
6 July 2020
New research highlights important issues for the proportionate regulation of genomic data in medical research and healthcare
3 July 2020
Project DELTA aims to diagnose up to 50% of cases of oesophageal cancer earlier, leading to improvements in survival and economic benefits for the NHS.