Study identifies distinct sub-types of aggressive tumours to allow for targeted treatment

Angiosarcomas are clinically aggressive tumours that are more prevalent in Asian populations Study led by Singapore clinician-scientists has found a way to classify angiosarcomas into three subtypes, allowing for more targeted treatment, better outcomes for patients and the development of new therapies Findings were published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation in October this year […]

Weedy Seadragon genomics reveal highly distinct populations

Charismatic, iconic and Instagram-friendly, the weedy seadragon is a favourite with divers and snorkellers. The first genomic study of east coast Australian seadragon populations can now reveal “weedies” from NSW, Victoria and Tasmania are significantly different. The study, published in PLOS ONE, also reveals that Victorian weedy seadragons may form a subspecies which has […]

Weedy Seadragon genomics reveal highly distinct populations — ScienceDaily

Charismatic, iconic and Instagram-friendly, the weedy seadragon is a favourite with divers and snorkellers. The first genomic study of east coast Australian seadragon populations can now reveal “weedies” from NSW, Victoria and Tasmania are significantly different. The study, published in PLOS ONE, also reveals that Victorian weedy seadragons may form a subspecies which has implications […]

Weedy Seadragon genomics reveal highly distinct populations

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Charismatic, iconic and Instagram-friendly, the weedy seadragon is a favorite with divers and snorkellers. The first genomic study of east coast Australian seadragon populations can now reveal “weedies” from NSW, Victoria and Tasmania are significantly different. The study, published in PLOS ONE, also reveals that Victorian weedy seadragons may form a […]

Cucurbit downy mildew pathogen has two genetically distinct host-adapted clades

Field work in North Carolina Credit: E. C. Wallace, K. N. D’Arcangelo, and L. M. Quesada-Ocampo Cucurbit downy mildew is a devastating disease for the United States cucurbit industry, which includes cucumbers, watermelon, squash, and pumpkin. The disease has caused major losses in North Carolina, which has significant cucumber and watermelon acreage. To help growers […]