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Webmaster Posted 14-Jul-2016 12:07


From Science Daily and BBC on 14-Jul-2016 12:07

The genes of some chickens make them almost completely resistant to a serious strain of bird flu, new research has revealed. Until now, scientists around the world have paid little attention to the role the genetics of birds play in the transmission of flu, focusing instead on how the virus itself evolves and infects.

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