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COVID-19 study seeks to understand virus impact
Monday 23rd March 2020, 5:00pm

Dr Kenneth Baillie, a researcher at The Roslin Institute, leads study to examine the effect of coronavirus infection.

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New charity aims to improve capacity for regulating animal medicine
Monday 23rd March 2020, 5:30pm

Supporting Evidence Based Interventions (SEBI) director Andy Peters attended the launch of SMArt, a new charity to improve the regulation of veterinary medicines worldwide.

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Large Animal Research and Imaging Facility builds on animal science expertise
Wednesday 11th March 2020, 2:00pm

The newly opened world-leading research facility at Ester Bush Campus will provide unprecedented insights into livestock and human health.

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New conference to focus on agricultural genomics
Friday 6th March 2020, 4:30pm

The global conference will explore opportunities for innovation in agriculture.

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Survey could help improve cattle disease tests
Friday 6th March 2020, 5:00pm

Effective use of existing farm diagnostic tools and more accurate tests could help identify early stage disease, a survey found.

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Imperfect vaccines limit spread of poultry disease
Thursday 5th March 2020, 2:00pm

Leaky vaccines can help prevent transmission of Marek’s disease, chicken study finds.

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Gene linked to bone strength in egg-laying hens
Monday 2nd March 2020, 4:00pm

Bone strength in chickens that produce eggs could be improved thanks to discovery of a key gene.

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Fish resistance to lethal virus linked to genetics
Thursday 27th February 2020, 4:00pm

Resistance to a deadly disease in Tilapia fish is mainly caused by genetic differences between families of the same fish.

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Test offers fast insight into chicken immunity
Monday 24th February 2020, 2:00pm

Gene activity in blood samples can be used to show individual birds’ response against common diseases.

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Future of livestock production in the spotlight
Monday 17th February 2020, 2:00pm

Scientists and industry experts examined the need and scope for change in the livestock sector in response to increasing societal and environmental challenges.

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