Topical issues under the spotlight, with perspective from our researchers.
Test could transform care for costly cattle disease
Efforts to develop a field-side test for animal trypanosomiasis could transform management of the common, costly infection in smallholder farms.
Snapshot of poultry science captured in research chronicle
Fourth Report on Chicken Genes and Chromosomes collates a diverse body of work in a profile of scientific research.
Severe bird flu season brings impetus to tackling virus
Damaging, long-term outbreak highlights need for scientific interventions to track and target disease in poultry.
Working towards lice-resistant salmon
£1.7m study aims to identify genetic mechanisms that could make Atlantic salmon resistant to a key parasite.
High-tech facility shows molecules in a new light
Specialist scientific instruments enable discovery-led studies.
Pig studies aim to inform dementia treatments
Pigs with genes linked to microvascular disease offer critical insight into how the condition affects humans.
Contact tracing offers route to manage bovine TB
Genetic analysis of infections can be applied to trace cattle disease outbreaks over space and time.
Sustainable farming in low-income countries
Caring for smallholder livestock brings challenges in contrast with those found in industrialised production.
DNA insights could help feed the world sustainably
Scientists will generate resources based on genetic data to support sustainable food production for a growing population.
Research supports sustainable growth in fish farming
Developments in genetics are helping to meet the challenge of producing farmed fish and shellfish, to provide nourishment to many.