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Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

bbc.co.uk - By Pallab Ghosh

A researcher in Edinburgh is leading efforts to develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa. Prof Appolinaire Djikeng is developing cows, pigs and chickens that are resistant to diseases and more productive. Among them are cattle that have been gene edited to be heat-resistant. Details …

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