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  • Latest farm debate: genetic modification vs cattle cloning

    How much genetic fiddling is profitable and how much is overkill? And when new tech reveals all from farm to table, how will consumers feel about any of it?

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    Olds College Announces New Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production

    Olds College Announces New Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production

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    The ABC’s of DNA Spell Success for Genome Project

    Working with genotypes is like seeking your soulmate: a worthy pursuit, but not for the faint of heart.

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    Dairy Genome Project Churns Up Excitement

    As the temperature drops, a new Genome Alberta project critical to the dairy industry is just getting warmed up.

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    Latest farm debate: genetic modification vs cattle cloning

    How much genetic fiddling is profitable and how much is overkill? And when new tech reveals all from farm to table, how will consumers feel about any of it?

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    Q & A Carries the Day for Dairy Cattle Genome Project

    The trial lawyer mantra for cross-examination is “don’t ask a question you don’t know the answer to”; though at 300 bucks an hour, you’d think the more questions the better. By contrast, the researchers behind a Genome Alberta study love questions almost as much as answers. While they work to boost feed efficiency and reduce methane emissions in dairy cattle through genomics, they’re also addressing the questions that raises.

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    Pig Researchers Hope for Macro Results with Microbiomes

    As Yoda proved in Star Wars, sometimes the smallest things are the biggest source of knowledge and insight. The same can be said for the latest project by Genome Alberta that aims to improve disease resilience in pigs where work at the microscopic level could lead to some “out of this world” results.

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    Dolly’s sister sheep clones reveal new insights and options

    Remember Dolly the Sheep? Turns out her clones are not monsters and are living health, normal lives.

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