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Busy blogging

I have been busy blogging but just not here, after launching a Research Staff Group blog for the School of Biosciences, Cardiff University back in March. 384 more words

Science Blog

The Horro breed: A success story of improving chicken in Ethiopia

Wondmeneh Esatu, national coordinator of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), has been working to improve the productivity of the indigenous Horro chicken through selective breeding since 2011. 338 more words


Photo story: Process of introducing chicks of selected strains in Ethiopia

The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project’s chicken hatching and brooding facilities in Ethiopia are located in the Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Centre of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) whose entrance is pictured above. 198 more words


What Does the Dow-DuPont Merger Mean for the Biomaterials Industry?

Late last year, American chemical conglomerates, Dow and DuPont, arrived at an agreement to merge and form a $130 billion company. This merger will split the new company into three firms focusing on agriculture, material science and specialty products such as biomaterials. 72 more words

Chemicals & Materials

Better dairy cattle breeds and better management can improve the livelihoods of the rural poor in Senegal

Research on dairy cattle breeds in Senegal shows that combining best livestock genetics with improved animal management practices can result in significantly increased household benefits. 102 more words


Voices on chicken genetics: Economically empowering rural farmers and the youth through poultry

Adebambo Olufunmilayo, co-principal investigator for the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project in Nigeria, incumbent director of the Biotechnology Centre and project leader at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) 855 more words


Pressure BioSciences Closes Additional $769K in PIPE Financing; Final Close Brings Total Raised to Over $6.3 Million, Substantially Above Company’s Goal of $5 Million

Investors in Final Close Include All Five Board Members SOUTH EASTON, Mass., April 7, 2016, PBIO, /PRNewswire/  Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ( PBI and the Company ), a leader in the development and sale of broadly enabling, pressure cycling technology ( PCT )-based sample preparation solutions to the worldwide life sciences industry, today announced the receipt of $769,667 in the final close of its $5 Million PIPE Financing (the Offering ). 86 more words