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Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of CRISPR

Posted by , on 8 April 2021

We’re taking a look at the history of gene editing, from the early days of restriction enzymes in the 1960s through to the CRISPR revolution and the very latest base ...

Genetics Unnzipped podcast: Giving nature a helping hand

Posted by , on 25 March 2021

In the latest Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking a look at how humans have made our mark on the species we share the planet with.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: How to be a superhero - The hidden powers within your genes

Posted by , on 11 March 2021

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped we’re delving into the science behind so-called 'genetic superheroes', and explaining why you might have hidden powers within your genes.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Dogology - the genetics of our four-legged friends

Posted by , on 25 February 2021

We’re bringing you some scientific ‘tails’ -literally - as we explore the genetics of dog breeds and behaviour.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A dominant character - The life of JBS Haldane

Posted by , on 11 February 2021

We take a look at the life of JBS Haldane, whose work, writing and dominant personality made him one of the most interesting characters of 20th century genetics.

4D Morphological Atlas of C. elegans Embryogenesis

Posted by , on 2 February 2021

A joint research team co-led by Prof. Chao Tang (Peking University, PKU), Prof. Zhongying Zhao (Hong Kong Baptist University, HKBU) and Prof. Hong Yan (City University of Hong Kong, CityU) ...

January in preprints

Posted by , on 2 February 2021

Welcome to our monthly trawl for developmental biology (and related) preprints.  The preprints this month are hosted on bioRxiv, arXiv and, for the first time, preprints.org (check out our new ‘Reviews’ ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: 100 not out? Genes and ageing

Posted by , on 28 January 2021

We a look at the biological changes that underpin ageing, and how we can use this knowledge to live longer, healthier lives.

Genetics Unzipped: Heat, Stick, Duplicate, Repeat: The Story Of The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Posted by , on 5 November 2020

In this episode we’re taking a look at the story and the characters behind one of the most transformative - and ubiquitous - techniques in modern molecular biology: the polymerase ...

How to... Graphical Abstract

Posted by , on 27 October 2020

Helena Jambor shares her tips for how to create a captivating and coherent visual abstract

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