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  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Partnership with Megaware to Deliver New Bioequivalence Solution for Pharmaceutical and Contract Research Organizations

    PHILADELPHIA, Penn. – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces a new strategic partnership with Megaware, a life science technology organization, to deliver a new bioanalysis/equivalence solution and joint support services for pharmaceutical, biotech and Contract Research Organizations (CROs). Under the terms of the collaboration, Thermo Fisher and Megaware ...

  • Afimilk Users Named Top Herd Managers for Ontario Canada

    The milk recording and herd management organization, CanWest DHI, has pointed out the best two managed farms in the region of Ontario Canada. Both winners utilize Afimilk management systems. Albadon Farms Ltd was rated first and Summitholm Holsteins second in a monitoring process that serves as a barometer of overall herd performance. To assess performance, six ...


    By Afimilk Ltd

  • Statistical analysis can estimate crop performance

    Scientists at Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom, in collaboration with the International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Syria have developed a method of accounting for spatial trend in single crop field trials. Spatial trend refers to the variations in crop yield and other characteristics observed when repeating this single crop field trial.   Usually plant ...

  • Biplot Analysis: Proceed with caution

    Selection of a crop cultivar is one of the most important management decisions a farmer makes. However, choosing the “right” cultivar for a particular environment (location or year) has been an immense challenge because of the unpredictable performance of cultivars across environments, which is known as the genotype-by-environment interaction (GE). Despite continued efforts to breed for cultivars ...

  • Advanced Valoya LED Solution for Queen Mary University of London

    Valoya drives Queen Mary University’s research into higher yields in agricultural crops in collaboration with Microsoft Valoya (Helsinki, Finland), a leading provider of advanced plant lighting systems, worked with Microsoft Corp. to create next generation of state of the art lighting system using Valoya’s advanced LED lights, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Azure ...


    By Conviron

  • Animal trackers make tracks for Hobart

    European eels navigate to ocean currents and make deep dives to dodge predators on their 5000 kilometre migration from Ireland to Bermuda to breed. Scientists have learned these quirks of nature by fitting animals with electronic recording and transmitting devices, setting them free, and studying the information they retrieve. More than 250 specialists in the use of telemetry devices (tags) to ...

  • Method to differentiate open pollinated varieties of maize developed

    Open pollinated varieties of maize are going to be easier to distinguish from each other, thanks to scientists at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Africa and Mexico. They have developed a new technique to differentiate the genes of one open pollinated variety from another, particularly important to African farmers, most of whom do not plant hybrid varieties. The ...

  • Monsanto Chesterfield Village Expansion Groundbreaking of Research and Development Center Marks Next Generation for Agriculture and St. Louis

    Monsanto Company hosted an event on October 22nd to commemorate the beginning of the Chesterfield Village Research Center expansion, its global hub for research and development (R&D) and agricultural innovation. The $400 million expansion, first announced in April 2013, will create 675 new jobs in St. Louis across all levels over the next three years. “Our Chesterfield expansion is ...


    By Monsanto Company

  • Peregrine Chick Hatch Watch

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this release. Follow two female peregrines and their growing families in Edmonton, Alberta. One peregrine cam is following a falcon known as E4. She's currently raising her two chicks on the Bell Tower, the highest and most coveted nesting spot in the city, where she's been the reigning peregrine since 2004. Her chicks are three weeks old today ...


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