Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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A Treasure Trove of Genetic Variation

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Researchers have completed the most comprehensive analysis of the wheat genome to date, providing new hope for the improvement of this vital crop.

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Customers Find Genetic Health Data Useful

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University of Michigan researchers have found that direct to consumer genetic testing customers find their results useful, rather than alarming.

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Tachykinin Could Hold Key To Fat Burning

Tachykinin Could Hold Key To Fat Burning

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Study in C.elegans identifies tachykinin as the hormonal link between serotonin production in the brain and fat burn in the periphery.

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Meet Doublesex, the Sex Characteristics Gene
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Doublesex is a "master gene" that plays a complex role in matching the right physical trait to the right sex.

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Seeing a Stem Cell's Future
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A new super resolution imaging approach enables the state of stem cells to be assessed simply and earlier than previously possible.

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What Makes a Dolphin a Dolphin?
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You can now access the world's most detailed, searchable index of all the proteins found in the bottlenose dolphin genome - an invaluable resource for wildlife biologists, veterinary professionals and biomedical researchers.

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