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Thursday Jul 24 | Science Daily

Genome analysis helps in breeding more robust cows

Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls.


Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Genetics, Medicine, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Thursday Jul 24 | Salisbury Journal

Vigilance over PED

PORCINE epidemic diarrhoea has spread through more than 30 states in the USA this year, driving up the price of pork products.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Netherlands, World News, Microbiology, Biology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Introgression study reveals two quantitative trait loci involved in...

Correspondence: Dr KM Hoedjes, Laboratory of Entomology, Plant Sciences Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8031, Wageningen 6700 EH, The Netherlands.


Related Topix: Entomology, Netherlands, World News, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Urinary Potassium Excretion and Risk of Developing Hypertension: The...

From the Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands ; Departments of Internal Medicine and Cardiology , University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; and Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, ... (more)


Related Topix: Netherlands, Life, Food, World News, Nutrition,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Binary bacteria 'bits' in human intestines associated with health status

Five binary bacteria groups co-occur in various combinations in the 1,006 subjects in the study.


Related Topix: Finland, World News, Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Netherlands,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

Bacterial switches in human gut pave way for therapeutic manipulation

The microbial ecosystem in the human gut can switch from one stable state into another, without staying for a long time in between.


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Thu Jul 03, 2014


Porcine epidemic 'jeopardizing the livelihoods of farmers'

Later today, Professor Wim van der Poel will tell delegates at the Society for Applied Microbiology annual Summer Conference how veterinary laboratories in Europe are working together to implement reliable diagnostic tests that ensure preparedness for the potential emergence of PED virus in Europe.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Netherlands, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine