Attending a grammar school may not automatically improve a child’s chances of scoring good GCSE grades, according to a study.
Efforts to improve genetics in beef herds must focus on creating differentiated products if Scottish farmers are to see any economic benefits from driving change, according to a breeding expert.
Former Aberdeen Grammar player Ruaridh Jackson has weighed in on the genetics debate surrounding Scottish sport – but has brushed off its significance.
Scottish scientists have made discoveries into the genetic code of sheep which could aid farmers breed stock with improved health and productivity.
Scientists at a north-east university have taken another step towards finding a treatment for common mental health conditions.
Important export markets for sheep semen and embryos that have been closed since the dark days of foot-and-mouth disease have been reopened in New Zealand and the US.
Scottish scientists have successfully altered the genetic code of pigs in a bid to make them resilient to African swine fever.
Our Neanderthals ancestors really are to blame for our addiction to cigarettes, being fat, depressed and a host of other ailments.
Scottish scientists have been involved in a ground-breaking project to help dairy farmers breed cows for better resistance to bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
A Scottish sheep farming enterprise is involved in a major new project to drive genetic improvement in the sector.
Jessica Boyes who can't speak properly and suffers a string of health problems has a permanent smile on her face - due to a rare genetic condition.
The current growing year has seen a sea-change in the grain industry’s approach to disease control – marking the first time that agronomists have actively sought out plant breeders looking for answers to disease pressures rather than turning to the “contents of a tin”.