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November 3, 2017

 

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Poll Shows Americans Are Confused About Food

How much do you know about what's in your food, and where it comes from? Who do you trust to tell you?

May 22, 2017

 

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Big Data Is Transforming How Breeders Create Better Seeds

The time-honored tradition of crossbreeding plants to get the best traits is no longer the primary way science is done. Now, we harness the power of Big Data.

February 25, 2016

 

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Hatchery-Raised Fish Develop Different DNA

Researchers in Oregon found that offspring of wild salmon raised in hatcheries develop changes in 700 genes.

January 10, 2013

Nature And Nurture 

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Genes Play Key Role In Mouse Obesity

A new study suggests that alongside diet, exercise and environment, genetics may be a significant factor in whether or not we become obese.

November 19, 2012

Breeding Better Bacon 

A pig, just woken from a nap in the sun, smiles at the camera from atop a bed of twigs and dirt.

New Report Unveils Domestic Pig Genome

Scientists from over forty countries collaborated on a project to decode the genome of a common domestic pig breed.

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