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Animal welfare event focuses on emotions
Thursday 3rd October 2019, 9:30am

Insights into how animals experience feelings and emotions will be explored in talks, discussions and tours at a public event.

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Surrogacy advance could aid rare chicken breeds
Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 4:00pm

Infertile hens have been used to carry eggs containing other breeds, in a development using gene editing.

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Researchers foster ideas for large animal studies
Tuesday 1st October 2019, 2:00pm

Scientific and medical experts are considering possible projects for the forthcoming Large Animal Research and Imaging Facility.

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Roslin Technologies signs collaboration agreement to develop E. coli vaccine
Monday 23rd September 2019, 9:30am

Roslin Technologies has signed an agreement with animal sciences research establishments Moredun Research Institute, Scotlandís Rural College and The Roslin Institute to fund the commercial development of an E. coli O157:H7 vaccine for cattle to prevent life-threatening illnesses in humans.

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Sheep study lends insight into gene variation
Thursday 19th September 2019, 3:00pm

Novel analysis gives insights into how gene activity can help us understand how genetic differences inherited from each parent influence important traits in animals.

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Scotland is top of the class for University led innovation as Converge announce finalists
Tuesday 17th September 2019, 11:00am

The finalists for Converge 2019, Scotlandís leading entrepreneurial development programme for Higher Education, have been revealed, illustrating how Scotlandís Universities are competing on the global stage with ground breaking innovations.

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$3 million grant to tackle costly pig virus
Tuesday 10th September 2019, 10:30am

Research funding will help to understand how one of the world's most costly animal diseases spreads.

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Model predicts vaccine effectiveness in animals
Friday 6th September 2019, 10:00am

A new epidemiological model predicts the effectiveness of vaccines in preventing or eliminating infectious diseases in livestock.

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Project to tackle antimicrobial resistance in poultry
Thursday 5th September 2019, 11:00am

A new treatment to control the spread of antibiotic-resistant pathogens in poultry is to be developed by researchers in the UK and China.

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Sheep research could aid insights into childhood dementia
Monday 26th August 2019, 10:00am

A new research approach could help progress towards therapies for a devastating childhood illness.

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