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Supercomputers target TB
Tuesday 19th February 2019, 12:00pm

Livestock scientists at SRUC have been awarded 337,000 for a project which will use highly advanced computers to predict the Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) status of dairy cows.

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Aquaculture genetics consortium set to tackle industry challenges
Monday 18th February 2019, 9:00am

Major new aquaculture genetics consortium aims to take a leap forward in stock improvement of vital UK species.

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Survey to gauge public opinion on gene-edited meat
Friday 15th February 2019, 9:30am

Researchers launch a survey for people to share their views on the use of gene-editing in animals through an online survey.

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Insect farming in Scotland
Friday 8th February 2019, 9:00am

A recent report by Zero Waste Scotland estimates the economic potential for Black Soldier Fly farming in Scotland and presents findings from a Scotland-specific Life Cycle Analysis study.

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Survey for dairy farmers in effort to improve diagnostic techniques for cattle
Friday 8th February 2019, 2:30pm

Scientists launch a survey for dairy farmers to inform research studies aiming at improving diagnostics for cattle pregnancy and disease.

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Solar farm plans for University Campus
Thursday 7th February 2019, 10:30am

A solar farm on the outskirts of the University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush Campus could help make the site carbon neutral over the next 20 years.

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Sheep with higher vitamin D levels give birth to heavier lambs
Thursday 7th February 2019, 11:30am

Researchers explored the link between vitamin D levels and health outcomes in Scottish hill sheep.

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Funding secured by Amprologix to develop new antibiotic with Ingenza
Tuesday 5th February 2019, 1:00pm

Ingenza announce that Amprologix, in which it has a stake, has been awarded a 1.2 million contract from the UK Department of Health and Social Care to accelerate the development and scale up its lead antibiotic candidate.

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First birthday for Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security
Friday 1st February 2019, 10:30am

The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security celebrates its first birthday this week.

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What are your priorities, challenges and skills needs for 2019?
Thursday 31st January 2019, 10:00am

Life Sciences in Scotland want you to tell them about your priorities and the biggest business issues you face or anticipate in a quick 3 minute survey so they can make sure that the information available is useful to you and your business.

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