News tagged with genetic traits

Milk drinking: in our genes?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study led by UCL scientists has found that current genetic data cannot explain why vast swathes of the world can digest milk.

Mar 16, 2010 4.7 / 5 (9) 3 | with audio podcast

ARS Plant Collections Help Safeguard Crops

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the months ahead, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists plan to collect walnuts from Kyrgyzstan, grasses from Russia, and carrots and sunflowers from fields across the Southeastern ...

Jan 06, 2010 not rated yet 0

Bees Throw Out Mites

Honey bees are now fighting back aggressively against Varroa mites, thanks to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) efforts to develop bees with a genetic trait that allows them to more easily find the mites ...

Sep 11, 2009 4.8 / 5 (10) 3

Professor sheds light on DNA mechanisms

By manipulating individual atoms in DNA and forming unique molecules, a Georgia State University researcher hopes to open new avenues in research towards better understanding the mechanisms of DNA replication and transcription, ...

Jul 17, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 0