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Virus-resistant tilapia could help safeguard critical food source, preserve $10 billion fishing industry

University of Edinburgh | 
Resistance to a deadly disease that is affecting the second most farmed fish in the world has been found to ...
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Mapped British honey bee genome could help safeguard hives against infectious disease

University of Edinburgh | 
Efforts to protect the UK's native honey bees could be helped by research that maps their entire genetic make-up. Experts ...
Bronchitis in chickens can cut egg production 70%. New vaccine may stem outbreaks

Bronchitis in chickens can cut egg production 70%. New vaccine may stem outbreaks

University of Edinburgh | 
Infectious bronchitis virus is highly contagious and responsible for major economic losses to the poultry industry worldwide. Infected chickens experience ...

Reprogrammed cells create whole, fully functioning organ

University of Edinburgh | 
Laboratory-grown replacement organs have moved a step closer with the completion of a new study. Scientists have grown a fully ...

Babies’ DNA “tweets” signal indicating bacterial infection

University of Edinburgh | 
Babies suffering from bacterial infections like sepsis could benefit from better treatment, thanks to a ground-breaking study. For the first ...

Brain gene separates humans from apes

University of Edinburgh | 
An international team of researchers have discovered a new gene that helps explain how humans evolved from apes. Scientists say ...
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