Concerns about the use of DNA testing technology for eugenics is a perpetual concern, but in the search for better beef, genetic profiling of bulls is gaining traction.

According to radio station KUNC, bull breeders are increasingly turning to genetic testing to fetch the highest prices for the best bulls based on the animals' genetic profiles.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.