The genomes of thousands of patients with coronavirus will be sequenced to understand how a person’s genetic make-up could influence susceptibility to the virus.
Scientists have completed “the most comprehensive study of whole cancer genomes to date” in an attempt to understand more about the genetic mechanisms of the disease.
Scientists believe they are a step closer to developing vaccines for different types of cancer.
Plants are better than animals at building new genes during periods of evolution, scientists say.
GP patients will have their entire genetic code screened for faulty genes that increase the risk of cancer and heart disease in a new study.
A horned bull has fathered six hornless calves after scientists edited its genome in a bid to prevent the need for farmers to de-horn the animals.
Rabbits prefer to eat plants rich in DNA, scientists have discovered.
Scientists have fully mapped out the genetic codes of the golden eagle in a development they believe will help efforts to protect and monitor the species.
A new blueprint of the rose’s genetic code could lead to more colourful, strongly scented, and longer-lasting blooms.
British geneticist Professor Sir John Sulston has died aged 75, the Wellcome Sanger Institute said.