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African trypanosomiasis resistance in cattle by a transgenic approach

African trypanosomiasis, caused by extracellular protozoan parasites, is a major disease in cattle that affects agricultural production in broad regions of Africa. The parasites are transmitted between mammals by infected tsetse flies during blood feeding. 116 more words

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Livestock options to meet development goals: ILRI side event at Tropentag Conference in Prague

The Farmyard, by Marc Chagall, 1962 (image via Wikimedia).

This post is written by ILRI assistant director general Shirley Tarawali

A side event at the… 548 more words

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ILRI initiative seeks new-generation vaccines against major livestock diseases

Livestock diseases are a significant problem in improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers who struggle to attain nutritional and economic security. Vaccines are among the most successful medical and veterinary disease interventions known. 148 more words

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Entia Biosciences Inks Major Distribution Agreement for its GROH Brand of Beauty & Wellness Products

Sep 10, 2014 (eTeligis.com via COMTEX) SHERWOOD, OR, United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 09/10/2014 – Entia Biosciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ERGO), an emerging leader in the field of nutrigenomics, today announced that it entered into an agreement with Shooting Starzz LLC Distribution Services on September 9th, 2014 to represent the GROH(R) product line in over 24,000 salons in nine states. 102 more words

Entia Biosciences Inks Major Distribution Agreement for its GROH Brand of Beauty & Wellness Products

Entia Biosciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ERGO), an emerging leader in the field of nutrigenomics, today announced that it entered into an agreement with Shooting Starzz LLC Distribution Services on September 9th, 2014 to represent the GROH(R) product line in over 24,000 salons in nine states.
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Ventana Medical expanding to Marana

Ventana Medical Systems is expanding its footprint to Marana.

CBRE Group, an affiliate of Cottonwood Properties, has announced it will be constructing and leasing a 60,000 square foot distribution facility here for Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. 221 more words

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Filling the milk glass: East African farmers to gain from new recording device

Filling the milking glass and having some left over cash is what every farmer craves. Measuring that profit however is a numbers game, a tough one for that matter as a team of researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) recently found out. 850 more words

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