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2011-10-03 05:47:57

Type 1 diabetes affects 200 million people worldwide. Now, researchers have discovered new genes that will help them better understand the origin of this complex disorder.

Meta-analysis Finds New Genes For Type 1 Diabetes
2011-09-30 04:41:29

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers add to gene inventory of a complex disorder.

2011-09-21 15:20:45

In an intriguing original look at the history of the first Americans, a new study finds evidence that the north-south orientation of the American continents slowed the spread of populations and technology, compared to the east-west axis of Eurasia.

2011-08-01 12:12:26

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM), together with colleagues at Kyoto University, Tsukuba University, Harvard University, and other medical institutions have identified three new loci associated with susceptibility to adult asthma in the Japanese population.

2011-07-31 12:35:01

Tokyo, Aug 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM), together with colleagues at Kyoto University, Tsukuba University, Harvard University, and other medical institutions have identified three new loci associated with susceptibility to adult asthma in the Japanese population.

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2011-07-21 05:20:00

New research has found that in urban fox families, the mothers are the ones who decide which cubs stay and which must leave.

2011-07-12 12:45:27

Doctors have known for a long time that prostate cancer "runs in the family".

2011-07-08 02:07:08

Biology textbooks maintain that the main function of sex is to promote genetic diversity.

2011-07-06 15:42:54

Lungless salamanders (Ensatina eschscholtzii) live in a horseshoe-shape region in California (a 'ring') which circles around the central valley.

2011-06-29 12:34:42

The traffic of genes among populations may help living things better adapt to climate change, especially when genes flow among groups most affected by warming.


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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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