Archive: 12/16/2009

Zoning the ocean may help endangered whales to recover

Scientists in Scotland, Canada and the US have proposed a new method to identify priority areas for whale conservation. The team's findings, published in Animal Conservation, suggest that even small protected areas, identi ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Ecology
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Leprosy susceptibility genes reported

In the first genome-wide association study (GWAS) of leprosy and the largest GWAS on an infectious disease, scientists at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and 26 institutes in China identified seven genes that increase ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Genetics
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