Biology - Other news

Marbling research shows healthy fat in beef has benefits

Beef with reasonable marbling and juicy taste is preferred among consumers, and industry leaders continue to monitor how to consistently produce a product with these traits. A recent research article addresses ...

Mar 27, 2015
not rated yet 0

A new vaccine to fight poultry diseases

Vaccination is one method used to help prevent the spread of infectious poultry diseases, but current vaccines could be safer and more effective.

Mar 23, 2015
not rated yet 0

Redundant egg layers can become food

Three million egg-laying hens are destroyed each year. Researchers believe that this practice is inadequately sustainable and want to see the hens exploited for food, oils and proteins.

Mar 20, 2015
5 / 5 (1) 0

High-tech boost for beef producers

The farmers of the future will soon have a new tool at their disposal. Within two years, an artificial intelligence system trained to recognise indicators of animal condition will take its place in the yards ...

Mar 17, 2015
4 / 5 (1) 0

Artificial control of starch synthesis in plants

A research group is the first in the world to identify the gene that controls starch synthesis in plants. Their study, entitled "CO2 Responsive CCT protein, CRCT Is a Positive Regulator of Starch Synthesis in Vegetative Organs of ...

Mar 17, 2015
not rated yet 0