Genomics Blog
Posted on: October 28, 2014 8:34 AM
Seeking Science in Turkey – Part 2
One of the things I like about travel is that not only do I learn about the new place, I also think of familiar places at home that may be similar. Last year I saw the similarities between the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia and Big Hill Springs Provincial...
Posted on: October 22, 2014 10:21 AM
Spooky Science Ready to Spark Fun and Interest in the Sciences
Media Release, October 22, 2014. This week’s Spooky Science activities are designed to give youngsters a taste of science wrapped up in a bunch of Halloween fun. While he didn’t get the chance to attend such an event when he was a child,...
Posted on: October 20, 2014 9:14 AM
Seeking Science in Turkey – Part 1
William Rosen’s book Justinian’s Flea has proven to be most influential for me. A year ago. I explained how this book inspired my holiday plans to visit Croatia. This year when the opportunity came to visit Istanbul, the epicentre of...
Livestock Blog
Posted on: September 25, 2014 6:50 AM
Musings on Agricultural Biotechnology and a New Gig
Whether you’re choosing a breakfast cereal or sowing the seeds that go into it, you are touched by science, and specifically biotechnology. Besides being responsible for synthetic insulin and...
Posted on: October 25, 2014 12:11 PM
Pigging Out: New Research Could Increase Efficiency in Pork Industry
Recently announced funding from the federal government could support the development and commercialization of enzymes to improve feed efficiency in the pork sector. Canada’s hog industry brings in $9.8 billion annually, according to the Canadian...
Posted on: October 14, 2014 8:00 AM
Milking it: Genomics is Taking the Guesswork out of Dairy Production
Media Release, October 9, 2014. A new research program, funded in part by Genome British Columbia, aims to help BC’s dairy farmers by taking the guesswork out of determining which young heifers will develop to be the best milk producers....
Posted on: October 11, 2014 6:06 AM
Baboon Genes to Combat Trypanosomiasis in African Cattle
Genetic engineering could go beyond shrinking or eliminating horns in cattle. It could be the much-needed antidote to one of Africa’s greatest zoonotic diseases. Roughly 22% of cattle in Africa die before three months of age. They, like 6% of...
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