Eggs from emus and chickens are helping scientists to understand how genes can go wrong and cause birth defects. The Roslin Institute will be showcasing their research at the Easter Bush Campus Open Day as part of the Midlothian Science Festival.
New research involving a Heriot-Watt scientist predicts how the squirrelpox virus could spread in grey squirrel populations in Scotland, and will be useful in planning how best to protect red squirrels.
Vets, scientists and technical specialists are teaming up to establish a new European research centre that will combat emerging infectious diseases that affect farm animals and household pets across Europe.
Scottish science and technology is at the forefront of the global battle in this field. Here in Edinburgh we have one of the world’s top clusters of animal health experts at the Easter Bush Research Consortium, where 600 scientists are carrying out ground...