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2011-08-08 14:47:00

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Purdue University scientist is urging federal officials to decide whether genetically engineered salmon would be allowed for U.S.

2011-08-08 06:27:21

A Purdue University scientist is urging federal officials to decide whether genetically engineered salmon would be allowed for U.S. consumption and arguing that not doing so may set back scientific efforts to increase food production.

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2007-02-12 13:25:00

A new statistical method of determining genetic traits that influence social interactions among animals may provide for more productive livestock. Scientists designed mathematical equations based on traits to choose animals that are more congenial in groups.

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2005-08-03 15:25:00

Breaking up families can be sad, but in a new method for selecting passive livestock animals, that's a main ingredient for better long-term productivity, according to a Purdue University geneticist.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.