News tagged with genetic traits

Study shows humans still evolving

( -- A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides evidence of human evolution and rapid genetic changes suggesting that, contrary to modern claims, technological and cultural ...

dateOct 04, 2011 in Evolution report
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Milk drinking: in our genes?

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

dateMar 16, 2010 in Other
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ARS Plant Collections Help Safeguard Crops

( -- 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 United States ...

dateJan 06, 2010 in Other
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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 and toss them out ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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