Pig is a main livestock species for food production worldwide and is also widely used as an animal model in biomedical research. An international consortium of researchers has now established the first catalog of bacterial genes in the gut of pigs. The results showed clear country dependent differences, reflecting differences in farm systems and antibiotics […]
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 new study.