Tree of Life
- 18 December 20184.3 min read
From ragworts that are too common and the tricky toughness of truffles to the trials of getting DNA samples a US Visa, Dan Mead gives his personal reflections on project managing the 25 Genomes Project
- 12 November 20185.9 min read
We have much to thank fungi and plants for, and the Darwin Tree of Life project will help us to unlock even more of their secrets to improve modern life
- 1 November 20185.1 min read
Scientists have announced an ambitious goal to sequence all of life on earth. Here are 10 top facts that help to put the scale of the challenge into perspective…
- 1 November 20187 min read
What will reading the genomes of all life on earth uncover? And how does the Sanger Institute intend to lead the sequencing of an estimated 60,000 species in the UK? Associate Director of the Wellcome Sanger Institute Julia Wilson talks about this ambitious project
- 29 October 20184.1 min read
The bat genome sequence could help us understand how these remarkable creatures are are reisitant to cancer, Ebola and SARS.
- 4 October 20183.8 min read
The Starfish genome could offer new approaches to wound healing and into surgical glue, if only we can get enough sperm.