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Bye bye, E. coli — reducing contamination in red meat

Food safety researchers from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture have come together with industry in a joint effort to enhance the quality of Australian red meat.

Life Scientist 16 October, 2018

Biomedical research — why are potentially important genes ignored?

While it's known that most research on human genes only concentrates on around 2000 out of a pool of nearly 20,000 genes, the reasons behind the ignorance are largely...

Computing hardware/software 16 October, 2018

Same-sex mice reproduce via gene editing

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have produced healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring of their own.

Life Scientist 15 October, 2018

Vitamin D claimed to have no impact on bone health

The results of new meta-analysis suggest that vitamin D supplementation does not improve bone mineral density in adults or prevent fractures and falls.

Life Scientist 12 October, 2018

A single embryo, a multiple pregnancy: IVF mystery solved

Why do some women who undergo assisted reproduction treatment become pregnant with twins or triplets — even when single embryo transfer is performed?

Life Scientist 09 October, 2018

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