A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.
Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
Category: Science blog October 31, 2017
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
Category: Science blog October 27, 2017
We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Patrick’s question.
In this post we’ll be exploring the gene editing technology CRISPR by answering some of the most common questions that pop up.
Category: Science blog February 14, 2017
For the first time, scientists have used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to tweak the DNA of specialised brain stem cells, which could help us understand certain brain tumours better.
Category: Science blog February 1, 2017
Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer.