A Marathon effort

2,500 runners took to the streets of the capital on Sunday 26 April to run the Virgin Money London Marathon for Cancer Research UK.
27 April 2015

DMDD data accessible on new website

The Wellcome Trust-funded research programme ‘Deciphering the Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders’ (DMDD) which is coordinated by scientists at the Francis Crick Institute has launched its new website.
27 April 2015

Crick expert warns against impractical ban on genetic editing of embryos

A leading expert on developmental genetics from the Francis Crick Institute has warned against calls for a moratorium on the genetic editing of human embryos.
24 April 2015

Scientists decipher key steps in cancer development to improve treatment

The discovery of the timing of genetic mistakes common in many types of cancer might help explain why tumours become resistant to treatment and lead to new ways to tackle the problem
15 April 2015

Melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ targeted for shut-down

Melanoma cells can use surrounding healthy cells to provide a shield that enables them to resist treatment
13 April 2015