1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have discovered a mouse which carries the genetic mutation responsible for increased susceptibility to eczema, and eczema-related asthma.
As a normal mammalian body grows, hundreds of motor neurons grow from the spinal cord to the muscles they will control.
The Tasmanian Devil is at risk of extinction in the wild due to a transmissible cancer passed on when one animal bites another.
Leukaemia causing stem cells have been eliminated in mice by suppressing two proteins.