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Genetics Unzipped: Meet the DNA Detectives hunting the causes of cancer

Posted by , on 1 June 2023

“Cancer rates vary wildly across the world, and we don’t know why. To solve this mystery, scientists are tracking down causes of cancer by the fingerprints they leave in the genome”

Dr Kat Arney

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re chasing down the perpetrator of a scientific Whodunnit with the DNA detectives – the Mutographs of Cancer team, who are on the hunt for the causes of cancer

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