In an effort to stay ahead of the negative impacts of climate change, floods and typhoons on food security, the government of the Philippines and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations have started using unmanned aerial drones to assess where farmlands are most at risk from natural disasters and to quickly assess […]
Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired Brazil-based Deoxi Biotecnologia Ltda (Deoxi) — a leading animal genomics laboratory in the country with the most cattle in the world.
The acquisition of Deoxi is intended to help accelerate the growth of Neogen’s GeneSeek animal genomics in Brazil, which is home to more than […]
When it comes to deadly poisons many people often think of cyanide, arsenic or strychnine as some of the most dangerous ones out there. However, a recent article points out that although these poisons are well known, there are several others that have been deemed the most deadly.
The LD50 (lethal dose, 50%) is the […]
A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds recently conducted a case study on the failed rat eradication project on an island in the South Pacific.
The island’s rat problem began approximately 800 years ago when Polynesian sailors introduced Pacific rats to Henderson Island, […]
Neogen Corporation announced today that Dr. Richard Crowder has resigned as a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 30. Crowder, 77, resigned for personal reasons.
Crowder has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009 and was elected to a new three-year term in October 2015. The company advises that […]