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Hunt for Sea Delicacy Taking a Toll in California

...t for the mighty mollusk is indeed deadly. Abalone hunters rappel down cliffs, clamber over treacherously sli...ay morning, Norton joined hundreds of wetsuit-clad hunters who scrambled down a grassy bluff and made their way over sea grass-covered boulders at Fort Ross St...

Genome Code Cracked for Breast and Colon Cancers

...n shown to be altered in cancers. The Hopkins gene hunters say the number of genes that were altered in breast and colorectal cancer genomes surprised them. 'We expected to find a handful of genes, not 200,' says Tobias Sj?blom, a lead author and postdoctoral fellow at Hopkins’ Kimmel Cancer Center. Despit...

Viruses Can Cross Species Barrier

...umped to humans decades ago when African bush meat hunters became infected by the monkeys they were hunting for food. Other viruses, like influenza, have also jumped species barriers with frightening results. In one article, researchers estimate that about six people out of every thousand who visit a monkey ...

New Technique Identifies Unknown Genetic Mutations That Can Cause Cancer

... and Yale University. Traditionally, cancer-gene hunters have scanned the genome looking for mutations that trigger out-of-control cell growth. Druker tried this approach, but found it wanting. "We were doing some high-throughput DNA sequencing, and we weren't really finding much," he said. Instead, the ...

Bird Flu Deters Hunters in Russia

...a precautionary step. In the bird hunt the local hunters usually shoot hundreds of geese and thousands of ducks. There are three areas in Russia which experienced outbreaks of bird flu in the month of July. And as a result, more than 1.3 million birds have been culled by the health authorities. But t...

100 cases of CWD reported in Alberta

...the killing of all the wild deer by the government hunters in the Chauvin area. This is an effort to curb the...ing surveillance is made very strict and the quota hunters are asked to maintain a record of the number of animals they have killed. As of now CWD has not in...

Deer once again in trouble, due to deer disease!

...nto the muscle. But it raises the possibility that hunters could be exposed to prions by consuming or handlin...ere the disease has not shown up yet. But he warns hunters to have meat tested or avoid consuming venison in areas where the disease has been found. Even far...

Urban Monkeys Source Of Virus Infections

...he species barrier to humans when African bushmeat hunters came into contact with blood from infected animals. The Researchers found that about half of the macaques tested positive for simian foamy virus (SFV), a primate retrovirus that so far has not been shown to cause disease in humans, but that has bee...

Experts Building Bird Flu Warning System

...igratory birds, to offer advice on hygiene and how hunters should handle harvested birds. Experts from Wetlands International, Birdlife International and the International Wildlife and Game Federation are also expected to be part of the early warning scheme. Migrating birds have spread the deadly H5N1 stra...

People warned against consumption of red meat due to risk of Flu epidemic

...es place in the countryside, on many occasions the hunters bring in the flesh for sale in urban markets. With migratory birds starting to fly into the state, the health authorities have warned the local people against consuming meat of wild birds as it may contain the deadly virus. The A/H5N1 strain of avia...

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