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The Zebrafish again in the spotlight

02 - 14 - 2017

The Zebrafish again in the spotlight

Zebrafish are definitely appreciated in research (Read our previous news);...

Man’s best friend … even in research

02 - 10 - 2017

Man’s best friend … even in research

Dogs are the oldest companion of humans. Their learning, guarding, and research capacities, as well as their attachment to their...

Guinea pigs with fins

02 - 08 - 2017

Guinea pigs with fins

Two studies further show off the usefulness of fish in scientific and medical research.

By administering a fluorescent...

Cancer and immunity: what elasmobranchs can teach us

01 - 30 - 2017

Cancer and immunity: what elasmobranchs can teach us

Elasmobranches include sharks and rays. This line of vertebrates that can be found in all oceans, developed over 400 million years an immunity...

Organ transplants: the complex pathway of chimeric animals

01 - 27 - 2017

Organ transplants: the complex pathway of chimeric animals

To address the inadequate supply of organs for transplants, researchers are attempting to produce human organs in animals. Today...

Understanding tissue regeneration thanks to the salamander

01 - 23 - 2017

Understanding tissue regeneration thanks to the salamander

Researchers have developed a new genomic too to better understand tissue regeneration that occurs in salamanders, amphibians with the...

The adaptation of primates to the HIV-1 virus

01 - 18 - 2017

The adaptation of primates to the HIV-1 virus

The protein Schlafen11, found in primates...

Primates control a wheelchair with their thoughts

12 - 23 - 2016

Primates control a wheelchair with their thoughts

Thanks to a cerebral implant, primates managed to direct a wheelchair with only their thoughts. A major breakthrough in brain-machine...

The spread of rabies in dogs
The function of all mouse genes

12 - 15 - 2016

The function of all mouse genes

The genome of the mouse was decoded in 2002 and 80% of the genes of...