Posts Tagged ‘Genetics’

Yesterday was a BIG Day

Posted on: February 5th, 2021 by admin

For over 20 years, the 4th day in February has been recognised as World Cancer Day, an initiative of the Union for […]

Scientific Breakthroughs in 2020

Posted on: January 1st, 2021 by admin

It’s that time when the journal Science selects a major breakthrough from the past year, together with nine runners-up. Not […]

The Rule of Three

Posted on: October 9th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The second week in October is when the world’s leading scientists eagerly await a telephone call from Stockholm with life-changing […]

Horns of a Dilemma

Posted on: May 22nd, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

Imagine you are a creative person and you invent something with significant commercial potential. Should you fulfil the legal obligation […]

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]

Our Dunkirk Moment

Posted on: March 27th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The Battle of Dunkirk, fought between 26 May and 4 June 1940, marked a turning point in World War Two. During […]

Me and You

Posted on: February 7th, 2020 by admin

Earlier this week, on 4 February, it was World Cancer Day and Sky News in the UK interviewed 15-year-old Jack Browett. He described an […]

A Tutorial on Cancer

Posted on: January 31st, 2020 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), located just outside Washington, DC, in the leafy suburb of Bethesda, MD, is home to 27 […]

Radiomics in Breast Cancer

Posted on: November 1st, 2019 by admin

Most people will have heard of genomics – the study of a person’s genes – or proteomics – the study of proteins – but […]

The Emergence of CRISPR

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

One of the most remarkable scientific breakthroughs since the mapping of the human genome has been CRISPR, an acronym that […]