Decoding the controversy of gene editing
The uses of gene editing have been clouded with controversy ever since the technology was first developed in the 1970s. With the doors reopened for gene editing to return to the forefront of modern medicine, it’s crucial to learn about the correct facts and information that can decode this controversy.
Smokers have 72 per cent risk of fatal lung disease
A new study finds that smokers with specific genes have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
We should stop using the word “race”
In light of his experience of the University’s registration policy, Lioui Benhamou pens his thoughts on the continuing use of the term “race”
Manchester discovery reveals how genetic interactions increase disease risk
Manchester and Cambridge scientists reveal new research on how the interaction of gaps in genes can influence the risk of arthritis, psoriasis and type 1 diabetes