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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 ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Other
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Long-lived mice are less active

Female mice with a high life expectancy are less active and less explorative. They also eat less than their fellow females with a lower life expectancy. Behavioral biologists from the University of Zurich ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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It's all in the genes—including the tracking device

Parentage-based tagging (PBT) is an emerging genetic-based fish tagging method that involves genotyping hatchery broodstock. PBT is a passive non-invasive approach to stock identification because the parents, not the offspring, ...

dateJun 24, 2013 in Ecology
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