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From sheep and cattle to giraffes, genome study reveals evolution of ruminants

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), ven 21 giugno 2019 IMAGE: A lamb and ewe at the UC Davis Sheep Barn. Ruminants such as sheep, goats, cattle and deer are among the most successful and widespread groups of mammals. A new… view more  Credit: UC Davis photo A team of researchers has carried...
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Crustacean’s life in low-oxygen water suggests there’s more than one way to survive hypoxia

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(AGENPARL) – Corvallis (Oregon), gio 20 giugno 2019 A tidepool crustacean’s ability to survive oxygen deprivation though it lacks a key set of genes raises the possibility that animals might have more ways of dealing with hypoxic environments than had been thought. CORVALLIS, Ore. – A tidepool crustacean’s ability to...
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Gene Increases Risk for Pot Addiction

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(AGENPARL) – New York City (Usa), lun 17 giugno 2019 Danish researchers have for the first time identified a gene that increases the risk for cannabis use disorder.  About 10 percent of people who ingest cannabis, the most commonly used illicit substance in the world, suffer cravings and withdrawals when...
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Researchers find genes that could help create more resilient chickens

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(agenparl) – state college lun 17 giugno 2019 An international team, led by Penn State researchers, may have identified genes that could help farmers, especially ones in low- and middle-income countries, breed chickens that can resist one of the biggest disease threats facing poultry today. Fonte/Source: https://news.psu.edu/story/577704/2019/06/17/research/researchers-find-genes-could-help-create-more-resilient-chickens
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Genes for Good project harnesses Facebook to reach larger, more diverse groups of people

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), gio 13 giugno 2019 In 2015, a group of researchers hypothesized that our collective love of Facebook surveys could be harnessed for serious genetic studies. Today, the Genes for Good project (@genesforgood) has engaged more than Facebook users, collected DNA spit-kits, and amassed a trove of...
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Researchers identify genes that are key to keeping blood vessels healthy

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(AGENPARL) – New Haven, Connecticut (Usa) gio 13 giugno 2019 What keeps our blood vessels viable, allowing them to do the vital work of transporting blood to and from the heart? Yale researchers have identified two genes that are central to this critical function. The research team did experiments with mice...
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Bacteria resistant to new antibiotics found in wastewater and the River Svartån in Örebro

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(AGENPARL) – Örebro (Sweden) lun 10 giugno 2019 Örebro researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in household wastewater in Örebro and in wastewater from Örebro University Hospital. The bacteria have also been found in the water outside the wastewater treatment plant in the River Svartån. However, the samples taken from Hemfjärden,...
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International workshop on ALS: new genes, new treatments, new hopes

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(AGENPARL) – Brussels (Belgium), lun 10 giugno 2019 This workshop will attempt an update of the most recent advances in the field of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with emphasis on new identified genes and new treatments under investigation. It will count with a sample of the most relevant clinical and preclinical...

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