Tag Archives: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Gut-check alert: Don’t take your microbiome for granted. Seriously! And some gut-wrenching stock picks.

The News: Last month it was quietly reported that scientists working on the gut microbiome have discovered and isolated more than 100 completely new species of bacteria from healthy people’s… Read more »

Breakthrough gene editing reported that removes deadly embryonic mutations; biotech licks its chops as stakes are incalculable for ensuing blockbusters.

The News: Scientists have modified human embryos to remove genetic mutations that cause heart failure in otherwise healthy young people in a landmark demonstration of the controversial procedure, The Guardian… Read more »

AstraZeneca Joins with Three Partners to Focus on Genomics

AstraZeneca PLC (London), working with genome pioneer J. Craig Venter, PhD, is launching a massive gene hunt in the most comprehensive bet yet by a pharmaceutical firm on the potential… Read more »