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PLOS Genetics: Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals Selection for Important Traits in Domestic Horse Breeds


Physical activity alters genetic predisposition to obesity, Ahmad el al, 2013, PLOS Genetics

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Mosquito preference for human versus animal biting has genetic basis

Mosquitoes are more likely to feed on cattle than on humans if they carry a specific chromosomal rearrangement in their genome. This reduces their odds of transmitting the malaria parasite, according to a University of California, Davis, study published Sept. 15 in the journal PLOS Genetics.

Many of the characteristics that make up a person's face, such as nose size and face width, stem from specific genetic variations, reports John Shaffer of the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, and colleagues, in a study published on Aug. 25 in PLOS Genetics.

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