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NHGRI Aims To Sequence Primate Genomes
...elis catus); guinea pig (Cavia porcellus); African savannah
elephant (Loxodonta africana); tree shrew (Tupaia species); rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus); and a bat species that will be determined based on the availability of a high-quality DNA sample and the selected bat's promise as a biomedical model. NHGRI h...
Breast Feeding - The Key in Fighting Child Mortality in Africa
...of 12 months in 2003-04 in Brong Ahafo, the forest savannah
region of central Ghana. Of these nearly 8,000 were breast-fed from the first day, and all but 70 lived through their first month. Those breast fed within the first hour were found to have a less than one in 150 risk of dying. But of the other 3,000,...