Decades of research into basic epigenetic mechanisms, along with advanced research into epigenetic disease biomarkers, have made it possible to bring… Read more »
Genes and Environment has officially launched with BioMed Central! To mark this special occasion we look at a few aspects of environmental mutagenesis, and the… Read more »
The human genome is full of untold stories about our evolution and history. In the post-genomic era, we are constantly developing more advanced tools to reveal… Read more »
DNA Day seems as good a time as any to reflect on how the field of genetics has branched off, and so here's some thoughts on which areas are the ones to watch.
The biological and technological significance of mobile genetic elements, or "jumping genes", is increasingly being realized. Mobile DNA is the flagship journal… Read more »
A report from the Clinical Epigenetics Society meeting, a forum for discussing the translation of epigenetic principles into cutting-edge clinical practice.
Paying tribute to the millions of families whose daily lives are impacted, and who are living day-by-day, hand-in-hand with rare disease patients.
After watching CSI, and with forensic science being more advanced than ever, it’s easy to presume that criminals leave DNA traces everywhere that can help to… Read more »
New research published today in Clinical Epigenetics questions the methods used in some studies for assessing DNA methylation in cancer, calling for the use… Read more »
Written by Dr Anne-Marie Baird, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) arises in the pleural cavity in the lungs,… Read more »