25 Genomes: The Common Starfish

2018-10-04T15:22:48+01:004 October 2018|

The Starfish genome could offer new approaches to wound healing and into surgical glue, if only we can get enough sperm.

10 surprises from sequencing 25 new species

2018-10-04T14:56:59+01:004 October 2018|

From exploding worms to cannibal crickets and adored arachnids to bewildering blackberries, Alison Cranage picks out the more bizarre discoveries we've made

25 years of pushing the scientific boundaries

2018-10-01T08:00:30+01:001 October 2018|

From one human genome to hundreds of thousands, to every single cell in the body, to the genome of every species on the planet – DNA sequencing is accelerating. On our 25th anniversary we look at the evolution, application and potential of this powerful science.

25 Genomes at New Scientist Live

2018-09-25T09:24:21+01:0025 September 2018|

Alongside robots, slime and VR machines, Sanger researchers were at New Scientist Live last week – talking genomes, Alison Cranage reports

SMRTer sequencing

2015-03-02T09:30:26+00:002 March 2015|

02.03.15 We’re beginning to understand how bacterial DNA adapts and evolves. John Lees explains the long and short of the technology that’s made it possible