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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Mechanism behind thalidomide's toxicity

Scientists believe they have pinpointed why thalidomide causes birth defects when given to pregnant women.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mechanism-behind-thalidomides-toxicity/

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.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/rousing-research/

Duck gene helps fight flu in chickens

Influenza protection can be transferred across species, say scientists who have identified a key gene in ducks.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/duck-gene-helps-fight-flu-in-chickens/

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