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SIBI A commercial producer using proximity sensors can improve sheep genetics | DPIRD

It’s really just trying to identify our best performing ewes and breed from them essentially. I farm 30 K’s east of Wagin with my wife Polly and three young boys. We’re farming 4,900 hectares, basically a 70/30 mixed cropping, sheep farm. Last year we did a trial, trialling some proximity sensors with the Ag Department, […]

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Crafting the Fate of Our Inheritance | Ian McNeel | TEDxBridgetown

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard Inheritance. What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word “inheritance”? Money? A house? Jewelry? Maybe a family business? Or maybe Grandma’s glass unicorn collection? Or Uncle Winston’s favorite recliner. Or maybe it’s a particular trait or mannerism, or a way that we interact with particular […]

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Rosalind Franklin: DNA’s unsung hero – Cláudio L. Guerra

The discovery of the structure of DNA was one of the most important scientific achievements in the last century, in human history, in fact. The now-famous double helix is almost synonymous with Watson and Crick, two of the scientists who won the Nobel Prize for figuring it out. But there’s another name you may know, […]

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University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Biological Engineering Program

Are you looking for a degree program that combines the challenging field of engineering to the diverse feel of biology? Biological engineering or BE is an innovative and interdisciplinary program here at the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. Students apply engineering principles and fundamental concepts from biology and other sciences to design systems […]

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What it takes to grow and sell mushrooms / UNC-TV Science

– If your only experience of mushrooms has been this situation, then that might explain why you think you don’t like mushrooms. Most people can’t digest raw mushrooms easily because they’re built from chitin, the same compound that lobster shells are made out of. I’m not trying to dump on button mushrooms, but there are […]

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