Old bulls bring forth new genetic benefits

(Photo courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife Communications.) Animal genetics plays a crucial role in modern agriculture, improving food sustainability and animal adaptation to climate change. Over the years, animal breeders have emphasized the importance of genetics in improving animal productivity. Preserving diverse sources of animal germplasm is critical to maintaining genetic diversity, which provides economic … Read more

The Lincoln Company is expanding into genetic testing

Abraham Oommen, the co-founder of the world’s largest animal testing service, is expanding into a human genetic testing business. GenoTypica, 6400 Cornhusker Highway, employs 16 people. Oommen, who founded GeneSeek and later MatMaCorp, said genetic testing will give customers a better understanding of their genes, while paying close attention to privacy issues plaguing the biometrics … Read more