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Major international study challenges notions of how genes are controlled in mammals
Scientists at the Omics Science Center (OSC) of the RIKEN Yokohama Institute in Japan -- along with researchers from McGill University and other institutions worldwide -- are challenging current notions of how genes are controlled in mammals. View News Article (2009-04-22)


Australian first: Kangaroo genome mapped
Australian researchers will today launch the world first detailed map of the kangaroo genome, completing the first phase of the kangaroo genomics project. View News Article (2008-11-18)


Dinosaur-Chewing Mammals Leave Behind Oldest Known Tooth Marks
Paleontologists have discovered the oldest mammalian tooth marks yet on the bones of ancient animals, including several large dinosaurs. They report their findings in a paper published online June 16 in the journal Paleontology. View News Article (2010-06-17)


Insect glands may illuminate human fertilization process
Insect glands are responsible for producing a host of secretions that allow bees to sting and ants to lay down trails to and from their nests.  View News Article (2012-05-04)


Birds and mammals share a common brain circuit for learning
Bird song learning is a model system for studying the general principles of learning, but attempts to draw parallels between learning in birds and mammals have been difficult because of anatomical brain differences between the two species.  View News Article (2010-05-19)


New study traces the evolutionary history of what mammals eat
The feeding habits of mammals haven't always been what they are today, particularly for omnivores, finds a new study. View News Article (2012-04-17)


The muskox suffered a loss of genetic diversity at the Pleistocene/Holocene transition
The tundra muskox, one of the few large northern mammals to have survived to the present day, saw its genetic diversity decrease greatly at the end of the Pleistocene period, around 10,000 years ago. View News Article (2005-10-06)


Evolution of the animal temperature sensor: The functional adaptation to environmental change
The animals on the earth have adapted themselves to the environmental temperature changes such as hot in deserts, or cold in the glacial epochs. View News Article (2011-04-08)


Generation length for mammals: An essential reference point for conservation studies
Life history traits are the basic ecological descriptors of a species. These include physical traits, such as body mass and physiological traits, such as reproductive rate. View News Article (2013-11-14)


NYU dental professor discovers biological clock
Why do rats live faster and die younger than humans? A newly discovered biological clock provides tantalizing clues. View News Article (2008-04-07)

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