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Hormonal therapy for older, pregnant horses?

Some horses have a history of early miscarriages and it has become customary to treat them with altrenogest, a type of progestin. The group of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna now for the ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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New twist on ex ovo culture in bird

Birds, such as the chicken, provide an excellent model for the study of many developmental processes, and remain one of the most commonly studied species in classical embryology. The earliest stages of avian embryonic development ...

dateJan 19, 2011 in Biotechnology
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p53 determines organ size

In studies conducted on the fruit fly, researchers at IRB Barcelona (Spain) headed by ICREA Professor Marco Milan have revealed that organs have the molecular mechanisms to control their proportions. In this process the protein ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Scientists give insight into 200-year-old riddle

( -- University of Manchester researchers have played a vital role in an international study that has revived the 200-year-old question: why do different species share similar stages of embryonic development?

dateDec 10, 2010 in Evolution
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