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Genome Jenga study reveals unexpected gene alliances in the cell

The largest study of its kind sheds light on how genes work together to keep cells healthy, paving the way...

Humans & the Microbiome

The microbiome is changing our concept of self

“Nature is what we are put in this world to rise above.” For many of us, Katharine Hepburn’s famous statement...

News | Humans & the Microbiome

Hydra reveals nerves shape the microbiome

An ancient animal has revealed one way nerves shape the microbiome and opened a whole new area of research on...

Research Brief | Humans & the Microbiome

Antibiotic treatment in infancy can hasten the onset of type-1 diabetes in mice

Exposure to antibiotics disrupts the balance of bacterial communities in the gut microbiome and may spur the onset of type-1...

News | Child & Brain Development

An epigenetic key to unlock behaviour change

When it comes to behaviour, researchers have moved beyond the “nature versus nurture” debate. It’s understood that genes and environment...

News | Genetic Networks

Paper sheds new light on genetic risk factors for breast cancer

Although we know of about 100 genes that play a role in breast cancer, the majority of genetic factors in...