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2012-01-19 10:18:21

While environment and family history are factors in healthy aging, genetic variants play a critical and complex role in conferring exceptional longevity, according to researchers from the Boston University Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Boston Medical Center, IRCCS Multimedica in Milan, Italy, and Yale University.

2012-01-17 13:11:17

Two-timing is nothing out of the ordinary for them: for about 100 million years, grass smut fungi have been breeding in a three-gender system.

2012-01-10 23:20:43

The great variation of a specific form of immune genes makes organ transplants so complicated. On the other hand, we need such a great variability in order to resist infectious diseases.

2011-12-30 15:00:00

Super-trainer.com unleashes their fitness marketing strategies for 2012. The news has been well received by people on the site. Houston, TX.

2011-12-22 15:21:02

The entire Hawaiian population of the peat moss Sphagnum palustre appears to be a clone that has been in existence for some 50,000 years researchers have discovered.

2011-11-21 22:53:11

Genetically modified animals are designed to contain the spread of pathogens.

2011-11-04 22:52:17

Research published in Science today reveals that the first individuals settling on new land are more successful at passing on their genes than those who did not migrate.

Humans Share Genes With Earlier Human Species
2011-11-01 08:38:39

Humans not only mated with the ancient Neanderthals, but according to a new study the East Asian population of the modern species may have also mated with a hominin species known as Denisovans that lived in Siberia 40,000 years ago.

Genetic Evidence Confirms Coyote Migration Route To Virginia And Hybridization With Wolves
2011-10-26 03:37:47

Changes in North American ecosystems over the past 150 years have caused coyotes to move from their native habitats in the plains and southwestern deserts of North America to habitats throughout the United States.


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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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