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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Gene controller causes Down syndrome

Researchers have used mice to pinpoint what goes wrong in aneuploidy, which includes the most common genetic disorders involving chromosomes, usually an extra chromosome.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-controller-causes-down-syndrome/

Pregnancy malaria risk shows need for research

A new study which estimates that approximately 60% of global pregnancies are at risk from malaria will highlight the need for continued research into treatments for the disease.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/pregnancy-malaria-risk-shows-need-for-research/

Mouse clues to testicular cancer

For the first time scientists will be able to study the development of human testes in mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-clues-to-testicular-cancer/

How the foetus avoids rejection

As a foetus develops inside the womb, something extraordinary happens. Or rather, doesn’t happen.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/how-the-foetus-avoids-rejection/

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