DNA Tag Archive

Revolutionary coronavirus breath test developed at Northumbria University.


Researchers at Northumbria University have made a significant breakthrough in the diagnosis of respiratory diseases, such as the coronavirus. Breath contains biomarkers, like DNA...

Earlier cancer diagnosis using dark matter


Lilla Marshall reports on a landmark study in the field of oncology...

New immunotherapy for cancer on the horizon


Lilla Marshall on a new immunotherapeutic drug that could replace chemotherapy for some cancer patients...

Scientists aim to sequence genomes of all known plants and animals


Years after the Human Genome Project, scientists are about to take on an even bigger challenge. ...

Word of the Week: Retrotransposons


Retrotransposons multiply and reproduce, but what are they? Georgina Howlett explains......

Scientists Identify Possible Reasons for Aging


Aging is a process that affects us all, unless you’re (un)lucky enough to die before the age of 25 from a freak yachting accident. Things start to break down after a while;...