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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

Category: News


Mechanism behind thalidomide's toxicity

Scientists believe they have pinpointed why thalidomide causes birth defects when given to pregnant women.

Rousing research

Did you know that it is exactly 100 years since a little-known researcher called Francis Peyton Rous in New York discovered that chickens could get cancer from viruses? We didn’t think so.

Duck gene helps fight flu in chickens

Influenza protection can be transferred across species, say scientists who have identified a key gene in ducks.

Last edited: 19 September 2014 04:49