The Texas Longhorn has come a long way.
From the domestication of an ancient extinct predecessor to modern cattle to a trip to the New World with Spanish explorers, the history of this iconic cattle breed and a detailed trove of geopolitical history was hidden away in its genes until recently. To discover the Longhorns’ [...]
Have genetic information, will travel?
Roughly a quarter of a cow’s genetic makeup originally came from reptiles, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and highlighted by Australia’s ABC News.
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OMB reports asks Congress to avoid sequestration – Food Safety News
With potentially massive budget cuts looming across the board, including food regulatory agencies, the White House Office of [...]
Differences in the structure of proteins from outside the body from the structure of proteins made within the body may be what makes those foreign proteins allergenic, according to a new study.
Allergic reactions occur when a foreign protein from an allergen, such as peanuts or pet dander, enters the body and triggers an immune [...]
The founders of Neogen’s GeneSeek subsidiary took home a top prize last night.
Abraham Oommen and Daniel Pomp were awarded the 2012 Governor’s Bioscience award, which honors those who make a large contribution to bioscience in Nebraska.
GeneSeek was founded in 1998 to provide high throughput genetic screening, and gene discovery and characterization services for the [...]