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Latest Population genetics Stories

2012-09-10 11:07:14

Genetic variations that are linked with the onset of Barrett's oesophagus (BE), a pre-cancerous condition of the lower end of the gullet, have been identified for the first time.

2012-08-13 11:12:47

From protozoans to mammals, evolution has created more and more complex structures and better-adapted organisms.

2012-07-18 23:00:05

In just three steps, you can get fit in a blink by following the new ZONING program and your flashing light heart rate monitor - easy Blue, moderate Yellow, and high-hot-hard Red are the three

Two Fused Species Give Rise To Plant Pest
2012-07-03 10:30:00

A fungal species native to Iran which attacks grasses is the result of natural hybridisation that occurred just a few hundred years ago

Insights Into Primate Diversity Learned From The Rhesus Macaque
2012-06-29 09:27:37

New research published in BMC Genetics shows that the rhesus macaque has three times as much genetic variation than humans.

2012-06-28 20:25:11

Frequency-dependent selection fosters the diversity of populations but does not always increase the average fitness of the population.

2012-06-21 21:04:28

Researchers have started to unveil the genetic heritage of Ethiopian populations, who are among the most diverse in the world, and lie at the gateway from Africa.

2012-06-12 11:46:35

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have developed a powerful visual analytical approach to explore genetic data, enabling scientists to identify novel patterns of information that could be crucial to human health.

2012-05-24 20:08:53

Understanding the genetic diversity within and between populations has important implications for studies of human disease and evolution.


Latest Population genetics Reference Libraries

House Mouse, Mus musculus
2012-05-01 11:42:07

Even in the wild, this rodent is associated with humans by destroying crops and stored food. The house mouse is also known as the fancy mouse, a common pet. It is also a widely used laboratory animal, important for testing in genetics, biology, and medicine. There are three recognized subspecies of the house mouse. These mice thrive in a number of locations including fields, houses, and commercial structures. An adult male house mouse can have a body length of up to 3.9 in, and tail length...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.