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Airborne DNA accidentally collected by air-quality filters reveals state of species
Monitoring stations that already test for pollution could have dual purpose of mapping declines in biodiversity, reveals new study

Phoebe Weston

05, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Gene genius: how the placenta project is unlocking the secrets of our cells
The Human Cell Atlas is already helping to ensure safer pregnancies, and scientists believe it will help them understand many other conditions

Robin McKie Science Editor

03, Jun, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Mike Bruford obituary
Other lives: Professor at Cardiff University who was an expert in conservation genetics

Joanne Cable

23, May, 2023 @10:34 AM

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Dominic Kwiatkowski obituary
Paediatrician and geneticist determined to save the lives of children in countries where malaria is endemic

Georgina Ferry

16, May, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Plans for UK ‘genomics transformation’ aim to act on lessons of Covid
Ten-year science strategy of UK Health Security Agency will use data to combat infectious diseases faster and more effectively

Ian Sample Science editor

15, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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‘You mean there’s nothing?’ The families fighting for their children with dementia
Thousands of Australian children live with dementia. Now recognition and research offer hope to the families raising children who will forget

Bianca Nogrady

14, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Banana appeal: Australia’s first genetically modified fruit sent for approval
Cavendish made to resist fungus threatening variety worldwide is seen as safety net for growers if industry wiped out

Donna Lu Science writer

12, May, 2023 @12:00 AM

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First UK baby with DNA from three people born after new IVF procedure
Exclusive: Mitochondrial donation treatment aims to prevent children from inheriting incurable diseases

Ian Sample Science editor

09, May, 2023 @4:43 PM

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DNA traces of ancient viruses may help fight cancer, study finds
Infections of ancestors lying dormant in DNA can be activated to help immune system attack tumours

Miranda Bryant

15, Apr, 2023 @2:55 PM

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5,500 people diagnosed with rare genetic disorders in major UK and Ireland study
Genome sequencing of children with rare conditions should improve speed and accuracy of NHS diagnoses

Rachel Hall

14, Apr, 2023 @11:41 AM

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Genetic research sheds new light on woolly mammoth evolution
Study shows traits such as fluffy coats were encoded and became more pronounced as animals adapted to harsh Siberian climate

Rachel Hall and agency

07, Apr, 2023 @3:21 PM

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Backlog in NHS genome service leaves families facing long wait for results
Exclusive: Experts say delays of more than a year risk children not getting relevant treatments or support

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

03, Apr, 2023 @9:41 AM

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