Genomics Blog
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...
Posted on: June 9, 2016 11:39 AM
WATCH: 360 Tour of University of Alberta's MBSU Lab
We're trying something new in this blog post that we hope will be the first of many. Arranging a full lab tour for the public isn't an easy thing to manage with limited time and resources on our part to co-ordinate things and on the part of the lab...
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 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...
Posted on: May 31, 2016 11:38 AM
EU breeders urge lawmakers to follow Canada on gene editing oversight
The European Commission appears to be stalling on making a decision on whether gene-edited organisms are the same as genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and thus should be regulated the same or differently. Meanwhile, some EU breeders are urging...
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