Archive: 28/05/2014

Wild coho may seek genetic diversity in mate choice

A new study by researchers at Oregon State University suggests that wild coho salmon that choose mates with disease-resistant genes different from their own are more likely to produce greater numbers of adult offspring returning ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Ecology
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Zeroing in on the proton's magnetic moment

As part of a series of experiments designed to resolve one of the deepest mysteries of physics today, researchers from RIKEN, in collaboration with the University of Mainz, GSI Darmstadt and the Max Planck Institute for Physics ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in General Physics
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Filling in the gaps on the protein map

Substantial progress has been made in decoding the human proteome. Under the leadership of the Technische Universität München researchers have now mapped more than 18,000 human proteins—92 percent of the entire proteome. ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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'EU reaches compromise deal on GM crops'

After years of fractious talks, EU states have finally reached a compromise to allow cultivation of genetically modified (GM) food crops by giving their opponents an opt out, official sources said Wednesday.

dateMay 28, 2014 in Biotechnology
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