Posted on: January 25, 2015 9:05 PM
Investigating the Role of Genomics in Combatting Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea
Last week, at the Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $3.8M in funding to support livestock-related research projects. One of the projects will investigate genetic resistance to Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea...
Posted on: January 19, 2015 5:49 PM
Can I Get This Steak Cloned To Go?
Scientists in the United States have successfully cloned cattle from a beef carcass, in an attempt to replicate Prime, Yield Grade 1 meat.
The endeavour began when West Texas A&M University (WTAM) scientist Ty Lawrence saw two carcasses, rare...
Posted on: January 12, 2015 8:10 PM
Avoiding a Global Train Wreck: Hope in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
"You can look at antibiotic resistance as a slow moving global train wreck, which will happen over the next 35 years," health law expert Kevin Outterson at Boston University, told Scientific American.
When it comes to antimicrobial resistance, the...