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piRNA: a tiny molecule with a huge impact!
In 2006, two researchers received the Nobel Prize for their discovery of tiny RNA molecules that influence the activity ...
Learning and memory in piglets and infants
Infants with a very low birth weight have an increased risk of impaired cognitive development (learning and memory), ...
On the genesis of articular cartilage. Embryonic joint development and gene expression - implications for tissue engineering
Joint cartilage is well known for its poor healing characteristics. This is why people with worn joint cartilage, a ...
Working like a racehorse
Riding horses are used in a variety of work and training conditions. For her dissertation, Doctoral candidate Carolien ...
377e Dies Natalis Universiteit Utrecht
This year, the ceremony is themed Institutions. Institutions is one of four strategic themes Utrecht University is ...
One health meets global health: Science and business models in emerging infectious diseases
On March 26, One Health meets Global Health at a science & business symposium featuring both prominent scientists and ...
Worms and allergies: do we need our old friends back again?
Improved hygiene and the use of vaccines and antibiotics have dramatically reduced the number of infections by ...
Sheep and goats proven to be source of Q fever outbreak
The Netherlands experience a major outbreak of Q fever in 2008. In his dissertation, Doctoral Candidate Hendrik Jan ...
Vaccine for Rift Valley Fever within reach
Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral infection that occurs in both humans and animals in parts of Africa and the Arabian ...
The dioxin receptor and food allergies
The aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR), also known as the dioxin receptor, is a protein that plays an important role in ...
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