Amylase may be small for an enzyme, but it has a big biological impact. Thomas explains the evolutionary history of this tiny protein.
Holly Leslie reflects on the origin of this year’s Nobel prize-winning, CRISPR-Cas9 technology, and explores how scientists are beginning to use gene editing approaches on their quest for new medical treatments in hereditary disease.
John Carlo Jadormeo Combista explores the ethical issues surrounding the convergence between neurodiversity and autism.
Ameerah Gardee unpacks a recent study on the possible origins of handedness in our DNA, and its potential effects on the brain.
Emily May Armstrong investigates the ethics behind genetic sequencing companies, and the bizarre secrets these technologies can uncover.
Emily investigates the bizarre biological mystery behind her life-altering genetic disease, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
Emma Briggs unravels developments in genome sequencing, and outlines the prospects of ongoing research.
Need a reason stronger than saving money to finally give up? Giusy Caligiuri reports the latest news on the genetic effects of smoking a cigarette.