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USC Holds 2nd Annual Medical Genetics Symposium; Nations Leading Geneticists Discuss The Future Of Genomic Research
...ill enable them to spend more time investigating-- hunting
for links between genes and disease, for example -... of Iowa researcher Val Sheffield will speak about hunting
fordisease genes in the human genome. Huntington Willard of Case Western Reserve University in Cle...
Autoimmunity Gene Discovered
...hn from University of Tampere (Finland) also began hunting
for the APECED gene and the race was on. The race has now ended in a tie, and the two international teams report the cloning and initial characterization of the same gene, defective in APECED. The data are published independently by...
Purdue Study Finds Prehistoric Couch Potato
...piratory rates is not clear, Hengst says different hunting
techniques may have played a role. "The North American theropods may have been pursuit hunters, like wolves, which would require the ability to run over a long period of time, while the South American dinosaurs perhaps employed a 'dash and dine,' app...
Molecular Piracy Turns Protein Into Traitor
...properties. In this particular case, the virus was hunting
for a molecule that would prevent an inflammatory immune response that might clear the virus. "The hope is that by understanding how the virus made this antagonist, we will learn lessons which will help us in the design of our own drugs. The virus h...
Restoring Farm Land To Natural Wetlands Key To Stemming Flood
...loughs previously regarded as "commons." "Private hunting
clubs and, later, drainage and levee districts,built fences and levees in the bottomlands of the Illinois River and appropriatedthe right to hunt, fish and gather resources," Schneider said. "Thelegacy of the levee districts on the Illinois River has...
'Juliet' Evades Primate Center Expedition
...g colony of the animals beforethey go extinct from hunting
and habitat destruction. In fact, said Glander, t...ed lemurs. "There should have been many more, but hunting
in the area is rapidlydepleting the population." And, when Glander and his colleagues exploredthe ar...
Duke Primate Center Sets October Expedition To Find 'Juliet'
...e the natives have traditionally used blowguns for hunting
the animals,it is now easier for them to buy firea...long had laws to protect its lemurs, withfines for hunting
them, but those laws are hard to enforce, Simons said.He cited recent reliable reports of cages of i...
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