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Farm data capture tool will benefit Ugandan pig farmers
Friday 17th January 2020, 3:00pm

PigBoost tool will enable sustainable data-driven decisions to improve Uganda’s pig production, health, and welfare.

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£7m award aids farming in challenging landscapes
Monday 13th January 2020, 11:30am

Scientists are collaborating to develop improved breeding selection of small ruminants in tough conditions.

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Cow gut study could help tackle disease
Thursday 9th January 2020, 2:00pm

A common, chronic gut disease in ruminants will be the focus of a new £1 million study.

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Livestock farms could benefit from genome editing
Tuesday 7th January 2020, 9:00am

Animal breeding could become more efficient with an approach that combines DNA-editing techniques with new reproductive technologies.

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Genetic clues of TB spread revealed
Monday 6th January 2020, 9:30am

Tuberculosis in cattle and badgers passes between members of the same species at least twice as often than between cow and badger.

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Farming software firm goes global
Monday 6th January 2020, 3:00pm

Scottish agricultural software firm, Duradiamond Software, secures new contracts in South Africa and Australia.

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Life science enterprises in Scotland raise the commercial ambition
Tuesday 17th December 2019, 4:00pm

Insights were gathered from small and medium sized enterprises in the life sciences sector across the country through an annual survey, designed to better understand the key priorities, challenges and skills needed in the community.

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Agrifood research could benefit African countries
Friday 6th December 2019, 10:00am

Research event on Easter Bush Campus spurs ideas for collective action to improve food production in African countries.

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Research Hotel hosts future One Health scientists
Monday 25th November 2019, 4:30pm

Students of the Infectious Diseases and One Health (IDOH) Erasmus MSc programme and the MSc in Animal Biosciences are using labs at Roslin Innovation Centre.

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Climate resilience of farm animals linked to genes
Monday 18th November 2019, 1:30pm

Some goats are not affected by weather changes, being more resistant to climate change than others, scientists found in a recent gene study.

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