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Scientists map beaver genome as gift for Canada’s 150th birthday

January 16, 2017

CTV | January 13, 2017

In a Cana­di­an first, Steve Scher­er of the Depart­ment of Mol­e­c­u­lar Genet­ics has suc­cess­ful­ly mapped out all the genes of 10-year-old Ward, a beaver who lives at the Toron­to Zoo. Read more.