A new study shows that the relationship between our genetic make-up and our metabolism – the chemistry of life that goes on inside our cells – is a two-way street. Not only do our genes regulate how the food we eat is broken down, but how our food is broken down regulates our genes.
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The UK fertility regulator has given scientists at the Francis Crick institute in London licence to use new genome editing techniques on human embryos in a specific study.
Continue reading New ‘gene editing’ of human embryos approved for research in UK