Publisher: Medical Life Sciences News

Researchers Find Gene that Shapes Mutation Rate in Mice

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Every organism is born with a few mutations in their genome that differ genetically from both of their parents. Such changes in an individual’s genetic code create the diversity that allows nature to select advantageous traits that drive the evolution of a species. The type of mutations and the rate at which they appear vary… Read More

Ground-breaking research helps better understand the threat posed by antifungal drug resistance

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Ground-breaking work by university experts in Tennessee, Texas and Swansea is helping develop a better understanding of the growing threat posed by antifungal drug resistance. National Institutes of Health (USA) funding supported a collaboration between the University of Tennessee, the University of Texas and Swansea University as part of a $2 million, five-year research program.… Read More