Susan M Jenks

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The four extant species of hyenas (Hyaenidae; Carnivora) form a morphologically and ecologically heterogeneous group of feliform carnivorans that are remnants of a formerly diverse group of mammalian predators. They include the aardwolf (Proteles cristatus), a termite-feeding specialist, and three species with a craniodental morphology adapted to cracking(More)
Coevolution of microbes and their hosts has resulted in the formation of symbiotic relationships that enable animals to adapt to their environments and protect themselves against pathogens. Recent studies show that contact with tolerogenic microbes is important for the proper functioning of immunoregulatory circuits affecting behavior, emotionality and(More)
P ancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers, may lead to new treatments based on biotypes that are common to many cancers, according to Andrew Biankin, MBBS, Ph.D. , head of pancreatic research at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney. “In the current system, the assumption is that cancers are more related to the organ of origin,” Biankin(More)