Genomics Blog
Posted on: September 12, 2014 2:21 PM
Innovate Calgary’s Tech Showcase 2014
This week, it’s time for Calgary’s Beakerhead. This is an event which advances and promotes everyone getting involved in science, engineering, technology and the arts. It turns the city into “a giant laboratory”: in fact,...
Posted on: September 8, 2014 5:23 PM
What triggers the leaves to turn?
Just before the early snow this year, a friend pointed out to me that the poplars in the coulee behind his home always start changing colour on the Labour Day weekend in September. He asked me if genetics were involved. We had already observed that...
Posted on: August 28, 2014 1:14 PM
The Score Lands in Canada's Science Culture
The Score is a play that brings together science, art, music and dance. It became a movie that earned a Gemini nomination for its photography and music score, a Best Movie of the Week nomination at the Banff Television Awards, and a Leo nomination for...
Livestock Blog
Posted on: August 22, 2014 3:41 PM
Preliminary results promising in beef genomics project
Alberta researchers are starting to get some promising results back from a five year study aiming to improve molecular breeding values and show how genomics can be used by beef producers to make...
Posted on: August 28, 2014 2:51 PM
Cheeseburgers and Cowspiracy: putting livestock and climate change in perspective
Why, yes, this is a blog dedicated to livestock genetics and as odd as it may sound, this story does indeed involve some livestock gene manipulation. But let’s put first things first here at the intersection of climate change and farm gasses. ...
Posted on: August 22, 2014 3:41 PM
Preliminary results promising in beef genomics project
Alberta researchers are starting to get some promising results back from a five year study aiming to improve molecular breeding values and show how genomics can be used by beef producers to make better breeding decisions. University of Alberta...
Posted on: August 14, 2014 5:03 PM
Saving heritage breeds preserves valuable traits and culture
Early in June, I booked into a bed and breakfast near Ravenscrag, Saskatchewan to work on a new writing project. The journey there ended up being a little more dramatic than I wanted – my Chevy Tracker lost a wheel on the highway near Kyle,...
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