Genomics Blog
Posted on: June 29, 2016 2:02 PM
Why visit Botanical Gardens this Summer?
Now that the summer is here, we will have a lot more time for enjoying the outdoors, and public gardens are of especial interest to many of us. Even though it is a very short season in Alberta, we have many superb gardens that enhance our enjoyment...
Posted on: June 20, 2016 1:12 PM
The Trillion Things Living Inside You
This is a guest post by Megan Ray Nichols, editor of Schooled By Science. She is a science writer who enjoys discussing the latest discoveries in biology, astronomy and psychology. She also enjoys learning about the latest innovations in technology....
Posted on: June 13, 2016 2:23 PM
A visit to Micropia - a new museum of the invisible in Amsterdam
If I were to ask you where in the world you would expect to find a museum dedicated to microorganisms, you would probably guess Holland since that is the country of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. He is known to most every school student as the Dutch lens...
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: June 29, 2016 5:31 PM
Overlooked upside to GMOs could help save millions of humans lives
In the ongoing public debate over the safety of genetically-modified foods, including livestock and the foods they feed upon, few stop to think how genetically-modified foods might actually save humans. Oh sure, plenty of people, including just about...
Posted on: June 1, 2016 4:24 PM
Bottom Line is Top of Mind for Genome Cattle Project
As evidenced by an Austrian study on the nature of navel fluff, not all research has practical application. Fortunately, the team behind a new Genome Alberta project has little use for navel gazing. In their quest to use genomics for developing more...
Posted on: June 1, 2016 4:00 PM
Genome Alberta Milks Hi-Tech Tools to Breed Better Bovines
To the layperson, spectroscopy sounds like an operation that leaves you walking funny. But in reality, the potential of this technology and the data it produces to assist in cutting edge research is no laughing matter. And for Genome Alberta...
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