Canadian scientists to use genomics to address pig efficiency

Swine researchers in Canada have recently began a four-year, $9.8 million project that will develop genomic tools to select pigs that are more tolerant of, or resistant to, multiple diseases and in turn, help increase pork quality.

According to a recent article, the genomics tools they plan to develop will also allow producers to manage […]

Got (genetically modified) milk?

Researchers in Ireland are coming close to creating a type of milk that is unlike anything currently on grocery store shelves today. It’s nutritious and delicious—and it is made completely animal free.

While milks made from plants and other proteins (soy, almond, rice, for instance) are currently available, there is one defining element that makes […]

The answer to world hunger is…

[ SPANISH ] By 2050, the world population is expected to top 9.6 billion people. Currently, the world sits at just over 7 billion. Most of the projected growth is predicted to be in developing countries, particularly on the continent of Africa. While the United Nations (UN) does say that world population growth has slowed […]