Ancient DNA in the genomes of modern humans influences a range of physiological traits.
May 27, 2009|
Japanese researchers have successfully generated the world's first transgenic primates capable of passing on a foreign gene to their offspring. The feat, linkurl:reported;http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v459/n7246/abs/nature08090.html in tomorrow's (May 28) issue of __Nature__, should pave the way for more sophisticated models of human disease, though the monkey models still have many hurdles to overcome. Transgenic marmoset twins Kei and Kou("keikou" means fluorescence in Japanese)Image: