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WHG researchers have identified a gene that in women is linked to the creation and location of new fat cells and in turn contributes to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
The 'Settlers' exhibition has opened at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Based on WHG research, this interactive exhibition tells the story of Britain's ever changing population as revealed by genetics, archaeology and demography.
The Oxford Genomics Centre has been working with Oxford Sparks to produce a fantastic animation, and associated resources, that explains how our cutting-edge sequencing facilities work. You can see the animation, and read more about the science, at the link.