Posts Tagged ‘Genetics’

Leap Forward with CRISPR

Posted on: November 18th, 2022 by admin No Comments

Two years ago, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for “the development of a method […]

Turning Discovery into Health

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has its origins in a one-room laboratory in New York City in 1887 and […]

Laugh First, and Then Think

Posted on: September 17th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

In a few weeks’ time, we learn who will be awarded the Nobel Prizes for 2021. As we have previously […]

DCIS in Review

Posted on: April 16th, 2021 by admin

Over the past eight years, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) has been the focus of numerous blogs, including “To treat […]

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 […]