Scott Nichols concludes his four-part series about GM foods with a simple question about transgenic animals: Are they truly meeting a need? We need more food and we need better nutrition. Both desires should be achieved without increasing environmental impacts.
Zebrafish offer a living model system for research in a wide variety of scientific disciplines. The Aquatic Resources Program at Children’s Hospital Boston recently identified an alternative feeding method that requires less labor.
Research has shown that probiotics and prebiotics can help mediate stress responses and improve disease resistance, growth performance, feed utilization, carcass composition and other traits by stimulating animals’ innate immune systems.