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Supergenes play a larger role in evolution than previously thought

Massive blocks of genes--inherited together 'plug and play' style--may play a larger role in evolutionary adaption than previously thought, according to new research in Nature. Biologists identified …

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Supergenes play a larger role in evolution than previously thought

Massive blocks of genes--inherited together 'plug and play' style--may play a larger role in evolutionary adaption than previously thought, according to new research in Nature. Biologists identified …

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GSK partners CRISPR discoverer to develop rapid COVID-19 test

Gene editor turns gene detective: Dermot Martin investigates a successful COVID-19 test development collaboration...

A California-based company created to develop CRISPR gene editing technology, is …

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Game Theory: Linkage

Games have never been more popular and in their column the newest recruits to the Lab News team, Dr Louise Robinson and Dr Ian Turner, take us through a science based-game each month to find out if i…

Interviews

A question of reagents

At the time of writing, more than 1.3M people have been infected and more than 72,600 deaths have been linked to the current outbreak of coronavirus. We caught up with Trey Martin, President, of spec…