Genomic Research

Read articles and startling information on genomic research and the study of genes.

Biotechnology Applications in Human Genetics

Genetics is perhaps the most well-known field in biotechnology. From gene therapy, a novel but still-experimental method of treating cancers and genetic diseases, to genetic testing, a field which is not without controversy, this field of biotechnology has much to offer.

What is the Human Genome Project?

The Human Genome Project is one of the most ambitious projects undertaken in recent years. The Human Genome Project lasted 13 years, starting in 1990 and it’s completion in 2003.

Learn About How Scientists Study Your Genes and DNA

Genomics may sound familiar, as if it were a novel or a movie. What is it exactly? Genomics is the study of genes, what constitutes them, its structures, how it is related to DNA, and whether or not it can be manipulated, thereby creating a new gene or modifying it to behave in a particular manner.