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Genetics Unzipped: A menagerie of malignancy - Cancer across the animal kingdom

Posted by , on 18 November 2021

We find out how studying tumours across the animal kingdom, from naked mole rats to elephants, can reveal insights into cancer in our own species.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Catching cancer - A story of devils, dogs and cannibal hamsters

Posted by , on 29 July 2021

Dr Kat Arney reads an exclusive excerpt from her recent book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life, which is out in paperback in the UK on 6th ...

Sperm development linked to testicular cancer

Posted by , on 28 April 2021

A Press Release from Development Scientists led by Dr Jason Heaney from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, USA, have found that a failure in the development of sperm cells ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Making better medicines - unlocking the promise of genomics for drug discovery

Posted by , on 22 April 2021

We’re finding out how researchers are unlocking the information hidden within the human genome to develop better medicines.

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 podcast: From Philadelphia to Baltimore: Tales of Chromosomes, Cancer Cells and Henrietta Lacks

Posted by , on 8 October 2020

In this episode we’re taking a road trip from Philadelphia to Baltimore, exploring stories of chromosomal cut-and-paste, cancer cures and Henrietta Lacks’ incredible cancer cells.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Future of Cancer: How Genomics is Transforming Research and Treatment for All

Posted by , on 24 September 2020

In this episode, sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, we’re taking a look at how genomic technologies are transforming cancer care - now and in the future, and the importance of ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life

Posted by , on 13 August 2020

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney brings you exclusive excerpts from her new book Rebel Cell, exploring where cancer came from, where it’s going, and how we ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Cancer Ladies - Maud Slye and Pauline Gross

Posted by , on 18 June 2020

How two women - a scientist fascinated by dancing mice and a seamstress with a deadly legacy - who made significant contributions to cancer research.

Research Highlight #5: Leukemic stem cells from iPSCs

Posted by , on 9 June 2020

Today let’s delve into a curious case involving induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and leukemic stem cells (LSCs). Most blood cells derived from iPSCs are unable to engraft in immunodeficient ...

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