Posted on: April 30, 2015 12:58 PM
International consortium cracks cattle genome, builds global database
Wait?! You might say. Hadn’t we already cracked the cattle genome? Yes and no. Before we had a basic outline of the genome so yes, it was cracked, but minimally so. But now, thanks to the work of an international consortium of scientists, we...
Posted on: April 30, 2015 7:05 AM
Human genome-editing debate may prove beneficial for similar advances in livestock and crops
Here is the first post from our new blogger, Lisa Willemse. Feel free to leave some comments to welcome her to the fold and read a little bit about her background.
The spectre of undesirable inherited traits as a result of DNA disruption via genome...
Posted on: March 28, 2015 9:51 AM
When big data algorithms meet livestock genetics, farmers win big
Farming has never been an easy occupation and it will never appeal to those looking to get money for nothing. But there are changes afoot that will make farming considerably more profitable for those willingly to work at it.
Chief on that list of...