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DNA insights could help breed healthier pigs
Friday 3rd July 2020, 5:00pm

The most accurate map of the genetic code of pigs ever produced paves the way to more precise agriculture and biomedical research.

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Greengage partners in research to monitor welfare of chicks
Thursday 18th June 2020, 5:00pm

Greengage Lighting has helped to fund independent scientific research which highlights the benefits of being able to monitor birds and their environment in real time, for welfare and performance.

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DNA insights could aid small-scale poultry farmers
Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 5:00pm

New findings about viral regions in the DNA of chickens could aid productivity for smallholder farms in developing countries.

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Roslin targets aquaculture health as part of new investment initiative
Monday 25th May 2020, 11:00am

Interview with Animal Pharm. John Mackenzie, CEO of Roslin Innovation Centre, says the Food & Agriculture Science Transformer programme has identified aquaculture as an industry that could benefit from this new venture.

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New livestock data portal aims to drive better decisions and investments
Monday 25th May 2020, 4:00pm

Livestockdata.org offers data and evidence on livestock health and productivity in low and middle-income countries

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New deal brings innovative sea lice treatment closer to market
Monday 18th May 2020, 12:00pm

The development of an innovative new treatment method to control lice in farmed salmon has moved a step closer with the merging of interests between two proven experts in the field.

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Campus volunteers support Covid-19 research
Wednesday 13th May 2020, 1:00pm

Staff volunteers provide essential administrative support to research involving all UK coronavirus patients in intensive care.

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Genetics of Covid-19 patients is focus of study
Wednesday 13th May 2020, 12:00pm

Research into the genetic code of Covid-19 patients could help predict severity of the disease.

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Shanghai partnership to build One Health links
Friday 8th May 2020, 4:00pm

The University of Edinburgh has reinforced its commitment to building partnerships with the world’s leading universities by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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Deep Science Ventures and the University of Edinburgh partner to deliver Scotland's agricultural venture builder
Thursday 30th April 2020, 9:00am

Deep Science Ventures (DSV) and the University of Edinburgh today launch the Food & Agriculture Science Transformer (FAST), an ambitious programme creating the first venture studio in Scotland.

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