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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

Category: News


Gene controls formation of tooth enamel

A team of researchers have pin-pointed the gene which controls the production of tooth enamel in mice, called Ctip2.

More research means more animals

The 2008 figures for use of animals in UK research were released today by the Home Office.

Stem cell link to prostate cancer

A new study identifies a stem cell that may cause some types of prostate cancer, at least in mice.

GM rats promise better disease models

Scientists have created a ‘knockout rat' that can be used to model certain diseases in the same way as mice.

Scientists create 'couch potato' mouse

By removing a protein that muscles use to convert fuel into energy, the researchers produced a mouse with normal body weight but which did not have enough energy to exercise.

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