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5 ways single-cell genomics can transform our understanding of biology

5 WAYS SINGLE-CELL GENOMICS CAN TRANSFORM OUR UNDERSTANDING OF BIOLOGY

Single-cell sequencing is increasingly becoming an essential part of the biologists' toolkit.

COVID-19 testing to liberating bioinformatics: our top ten of 2020

COVID-19 TESTING TO LIBERATING BIOINFORMATICS: OUR TOP TEN OF 2020

We all know what 2020 will be remembered for, but while battling COVID-19 we've continued to deliver world-leading research at the...

 
 
 
The Frozen Zoo: thawing mammalian secrets for human health

THE FROZEN ZOO: THAWING MAMMALIAN SECRETS FOR HUMAN HEALTH

Comparative genomics analysis of hundreds of mammals puts human genome in greatest resolution yet, with medical applications from COVID...

Five reasons why gene editing is good for the UK

FIVE REASONS WHY GENE EDITING IS GOOD FOR THE UK

Gene editing isn't just about medicine. The potential benefits of adopting gene editing techniques in crop research are huge and varied,...

 
 
 
Accessible single-cell RNA-sequencing bioinformatics training using Galaxy

ACCESSIBLE SINGLE-CELL RNA-SEQUENCING BIOINFORMATICS TRAINING USING GALAXY

Going from the wet lab to bioinformatics isn't always easy, but it's part and parcel of the job for many working on single cell genomics

From climate change to mind control, protists run the world

FROM CLIMATE CHANGE TO MIND CONTROL, PROTISTS RUN THE WORLD

You may never have heard of them but protists have the power to make or break life on Earth. From mind-controlling parasites to oxygen-belching...

 
 
 
The incredible ULK: what bioinformatics can do

THE INCREDIBLE ULK: WHAT BIOINFORMATICS CAN DO

Bioinformatics can reveal the role of genes in the human body without us even having to don a lab coat. Two such genes, ULK1 and ULK2,...

A PhD, is it worth it? Just ask our students

A PHD, IS IT WORTH IT? JUST ASK OUR STUDENTS

From publishing new machine learning algorithms to establishing bioinformatics training programmes in Ghana and giving a talk in the...

 
 
 
Healthy soil is important, but what does it look like?

HEALTHY SOIL IS IMPORTANT, BUT WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE?

Without healthy soils, we'd have precious little food to eat. But this fundamental resource is being eroded by climate change and overuse...

Why statistics is important in a world of big data

WHY STATISTICS IS IMPORTANT IN A WORLD OF BIG DATA

From imaging black holes and predicting the weather to discovering genes and tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, statistics helps us understand...

 
 
 
Orphan Crops: the neglected side of food security & climate change

ORPHAN CROPS: THE NEGLECTED SIDE OF FOOD SECURITY & CLIMATE CHANGE

When we speak of food security, we often associate that with staple crops such as wheat, rice and maize. But there's another side to...

What makes a plant killer? Meet the scientists hot on the trail of invading pathogens

WHAT MAKES A PLANT KILLER? MEET THE SCIENTISTS HOT ON THE TRAIL OF INVADING PATHOGENS

Most microbes live in and around our crops causing no harm whatsoever, often providing vital nutrients through decomposing organic...

 
 
 
5 ways Earlham Institute is improving global food security

5 WAYS EARLHAM INSTITUTE IS IMPROVING GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

How can food security be improved? That's one of the major challenges facing science and society. To feed and nourish a rapidly expanding...

Chatting Guts: why the microbiome is important

CHATTING GUTS: WHY THE MICROBIOME IS IMPORTANT

A healthy gut might well be the key to a long and healthy life. But with trillions of bacteria and hundreds of species of microbe all...

 
 
 
Why do a year in industry?

WHY DO A YEAR IN INDUSTRY?

Earlham Institute offers two students each year a place on our Year in Industry programme. Jess Peers and Giovanni Gendarini, our most...

Metagenomics: exploring the unseen

METAGENOMICS: EXPLORING THE UNSEEN

Earlham Institute Scientists are at the forefront of one of biology's modern frontiers: the untraversed depths of nature's hidden microbial...

 
 
 
UK CBCB: an ELIXIR for cross-disciplinary collaboration in bioinformatics

UK CBCB: AN ELIXIR FOR CROSS-DISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION IN BIOINFORMATICS

The first ever UK Conference of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology takes place at the end of September - a two day virtual event...

The Weird and Wonderful World of Protists: an interview with Sally Warring

THE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WORLD OF PROTISTS: AN INTERVIEW WITH SALLY WARRING

Dr Sally Warring tells us that studying protists could make us rethink what we know about biology, genetics, and the complexities of...

 
 
 
EI Innovate: A platform for collaboration and new ideas

EI INNOVATE: A PLATFORM FOR COLLABORATION AND NEW IDEAS

After last year's inaugural success, EI Innovate is back with a three day event to explore how academic research can be translated...

Machine Learning for Bioinformatics: A User's Guide

MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIOINFORMATICS: A USER'S GUIDE

Machine learning can help us extract meaning from the vast amounts of data associated with modern research and hugely increases the...

 
 
 



England's schools to reopen from March 8 at earliest, Boris Johnson announces

England's schools to reopen from March 8 at earliest, Boris Johnson announces

Boris Johnson's announcement means schools will be out - and the whole of England stuck in a stay-at-home national lockdown - for at least six more weeks from now Read more ...

What channel is Everton v Leicester Premier League match on? Kick off time...

What channel is Everton v Leicester Premier League match on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

Everton host Leicester in one of the most enticing Premier League fixtures of the midweek round between two sides on the up. The Toffees have played fewer games than any other... Read more ...

The First Photo of Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana Will Make You Do a...

The First Photo of Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana Will Make You Do a Double Take

Spoiler alert: you won't believe your eyes. Months after news broke Kristen Stewart would be playing Princess Diana in the upcoming Pablo Larraín-directed film, Spencer, the... Read more ...

Revealed: Full List Of High-Risk Countries That Mean Quarantine Hotel Stays

Revealed: Full List Of High-Risk Countries That Mean Quarantine Hotel Stays

Home secretary Priti Patel has announced that international arrivals from “high-risk” countries must now spend 10 days in a quarantine hotel. The move is aimed at avoiding new... Read more ...

Thomas Tuchel sends message to Chelsea youngsters after Mason Mount dropped

Thomas Tuchel sends message to Chelsea youngsters after Mason Mount dropped

Mount has arguably been Chelsea's best performer this season even amid their recent slump, but was omitted from Tuchel's first XI along with Tammy Abraham and Reece James Read more ...

Everton vs Leicester City, Premier League: Live score and latest updates

Everton vs Leicester City, Premier League: Live score and latest updates

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Halsey is expecting her first child as she announces surprise pregnancy

Halsey is expecting her first child as she announces surprise pregnancy

Halsey is expecting her first child (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images For dcp) Singer Halsey revealed she is expecting her first child as she announced her happy news on... Read more ...

Chelsea vs Wolves - Premier League: live score, lineups and updates

Chelsea vs Wolves - Premier League: live score, lineups and updates

The start of a new era begins at Stamford Bridge tonight as Thomas Tuchel takes charge of his first Chelsea game against Wolves. Follow along here for all the live coverage at... Read more ...

Mason Mount will be 'SEETHING' after being dropped by new Chelsea boss...

Mason Mount will be 'SEETHING' after being dropped by new Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel

Mount has become an integral player to the Chelsea side over the last season-and-a-half, starting the last 13 Premier League matches as Frank Lampard made him one of the main men. Read more ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic DENIES his 'do your voodoo s***' insult to Romelu Lukaku...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic DENIES his 'do your voodoo s***' insult to Romelu Lukaku was racist

The striking duo clashed heads and engaged in a furious row in Tuesday's Coppa Italia quarter final - which Inter won thanks to Christian Eriksen's stoppage-time free-kick - at... Read more ...