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Talking Biotech: Michigan State's Jim Hancock on strawberry breeding challenges; Ag communications with Michele Payn-Knoper

Talking Biotech: Michigan State’s Jim Hancock on strawberry breeding challenges; Ag communications with Michele Payn-Knoper

Jim Hancock, Michigan State strawberry breeder, on breeding challenges; Michele Payn-Knoper talks ag communications ...
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First U.S. commercial-scale producer of cellulosic ethanol is shipping fuel

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Poet Inc., the nation’s ...
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Talking Biotech: Story of the GMO Hawaiian papaya–Dennis Gonsalves who engineered it and family farms it saved

The human story behind the GM papaya and the Cornell scientist who returned home to save the traditional crop ...
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What’s the future of GMO ‘Frankenfuels’?

Can GMOs help in the fight against global warming by reducing our dependence on fossil fuels? As scientists improve biofuels ...
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Corn is at heart of 2016 campaign: Pollution, immigration, corporate oligarchy

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . .It ...
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Biotechnology, synthetic biology keys to humans colonizing other planets

The lack of technology for such sustainable life support systems is a major factor underlying criticism of human space exploration ...
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‘Stool-to-fuel’ project helps reduce emissions from big agriculture

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Many people expect the ...
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Institute of Art and Ideas: The culture-genetics conundrum

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. From criminality to the ...
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Science deniers stay home: Synthetic biology crucial to human missions to Mars

Bioprocessing of lunar materials will allow us to transport more people and non-consumable supplies (such as equipment) back and forth, ...
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IMAGE: If GMOs are safe, then why are they wearing Hazmat suits?!?

Note for this who don't get it: This is a satire of MonSATAN at work by a pro science group who ...
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Talking Biotech: India’s cotton whitefly attack; Vitamin-enhanced cassava

Hervé Vanderschuren on vitamin-enhanced cassava; Laura Boykin on India's whitefly cotton infestation ...
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Talking Biotech: “Pesticides”—New frontier of agricultural biotechnology opposition

Chemical control expert Steve Savage on the targeting of chemicals by anti-GMO activists ...

Corn: Balancing demands for food and biofuel tricky

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Corn is the main ...

GM oilseed turns poor quality farmland into rich source of industrial biofuel

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. A Kansas State University ...

East meets west: How biotechnology accelerates shrinking of global economic divide

If current economic growth trends persist, the “great divergence” between Western Europe and East and South Asia in per capita ...

Agave genes could hold key to drought-resistant crops

Agave may be most associated with tequila, but this plant has a less familiar use — it's teaching scientists about ...
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Corn: Debating the importance of corn in feeding the planet

For the Union of Concerned Scientists, Ricardo Salvador writes, in part: Nowhere is the power and prowess of agricultural science ...
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GMO free water? A product you’ve been ‘dying’ for

Non-GMO, gluten-free, organic water!  ...

CRISPR gene editing used to genetically modify trees to protect their health

Researchers at the University of Georgia have used a gene editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 to modify the genome of ...
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The GMOs you may already be eating, USDA approved

The bar chart below shows all deregulated crops, sized by the number of genetic varieties approved for each. The ten ...

Synthetic biology needs to start small before it can solve the world’s problems

Recently, Newsweek tweeted: "Synbio was going to save the world. Now it's being used to make vanilla flavoring." Synthetic biology ...

Beyond familiar GMOs: How biotech is improving other products

Most everyone knows that biotechnology produces cures and therapies for healthcare; but not everyone knows that biotechnology is also applied ...