Genomics Blog
Posted on: May 26, 2016 10:58 AM
Alberta and Ontario Work Together to Fight Climate Change
News Release - May 2016, 2016 - Today, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met in Edmonton to discuss new opportunities to partner on energy and climate change initiatives. The Premiers announced a new Memorandum of...
Posted on: May 20, 2016 7:02 AM
Canada's Top Young Scientists announced at the Canada-Wide Science Festival
MONTREAL, May 19, 2016- The winners of the Canada-Wide Science Festival have been announced — with nearly $1 million in cash awards and scholarships having been awarded to the country's young scientists. "Following days of presentations from 485...
Posted on: May 13, 2016 10:19 AM
ISSCR Releases Updated Guidelines for Stem Cell Science and Clinical Translation
Washington, D.C.; – The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), the world’s largest professional organization of stem cell scientists, yesterday released newly updated guidelines for stem cell research and the development...
Livestock Blog
Posted on: May 5, 2016 8:23 AM
Protecting Pigs and Profits with Genomics Technology
With humans, illness may just keep us home from work for a day or two (or three if we still have sick time to use). For pigs on the other hand, disease is often debilitating or fatal, and too much...
Posted on: May 27, 2016 12:00 PM
It looks like a mutant, but this may be the corn of our future
As a kid that grew up among the seemingly endless fields of cash crops in southwestern Ontario, I spent a good amount of time wandering between rows of corn, usually enroute to a favourite pear tree smack in the middle of the field adjacent to my...
Posted on: May 5, 2016 8:23 AM
Protecting Pigs and Profits with Genomics Technology
With humans, illness may just keep us home from work for a day or two (or three if we still have sick time to use). For pigs on the other hand, disease is often debilitating or fatal, and too much disease can affect the producer’s bottom line....
Posted on: April 29, 2016 5:57 PM
New farm math: Calculating feed amounts based on a sheep’s genetics
Farmers are reducing herd sizes because raising sheep isn’t as profitable as it once was. But now sheep farmers are using actual genetically-based animal needs in their calculations to lower costs and thus raise their profits. It’s common...
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