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Video: Fruit, vegetable shelf life extended by spray made from plant extracts

[Editor's note: Watch the video here.] “We use food to preserve food,” [Apeel Sciences CEO James] Rogers said. They start ...
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Switchgrass biofuel? New gene that makes plant sterile could ease contamination concerns

Switchgrass has been lauded as a promising source of biofuel.... Genetically modifying switchgrass could boost crop yields and its commercial ...
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Video: Mail-order CRISPR? Company aims to put gene-editing tool in more hands

Despite its controversy, CRISPR gene editing has taken the world by storm, revolutionizing the fields of medicine, bioengineering, and beyond ...
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1 minute video guide to understanding the difference between genetics and genomics

We hear the terms "genetics" and "genomics" being used in countless scientific studies as well as more mainstream news reports ...
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Video: Here’s how RNA interference works

RNA interference (RNAi) is a crucial process necessary for the regulation of gene activity. In essence, RNAi can silence specific ...
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Video GMO story: The near death and rescue of the Hawaiian papaya

The anti-GMO movement in Hawaii grew into a sizable force in 2013 thanks to funding and directional support from activist ...
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Video: Quick and simple guide to creating babies using IVF

In vitro fertilization (IVF) has changed dramatically ever since the first baby to be conceived by IVF was born in ...
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Gene editing for dummies: Video on how CRISPR works

What is gene editing and how will it affect our lives? Think of DNA as an instruction manual for living ...
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Scientist’s video cook-off: Conventional hash browns vs. Simplot’s Innate non-browning potatoes

Plant pathologist Dr. Steve Savage, does a cooking demonstration using conventional potatoes and GMO non-browning potatoes to make hash browns. The GMO ...
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Video: Should we modify our genomes to survive in space?

With the talk of space exploration and Mars colonization raising hopes of humans becoming an interplanetary species, the issue of ...
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Video: Should we use genetic engineering to rid world of malaria?

Humans now have the power to attack and possibly eliminate one of our deadliest and most ancient enemies with the ...

Video: CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna gives her thoughts on future of gene editing

For the past several years, CRISPR has made headlines all over the world as a revolutionary, biotechnological tool. Now, UC ...

Video: Presenting genetics lab of tomorrow

The latest advancements in biotechnology and gene editing mean scientists need a more efficient and effective lab environment to conduct ...
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Video: Science and ethical wariness about CRISPR gene editing should not limit its transformative capabilities

Among the various technological advances in the twenty-first century, CRISPR is perhaps the scientific breakthrough with the most potential. However, ...

Video: Dr. Mahaletchumy Arujanan of Malaysia dispels GMO myths

Dr. Mahaletchumy Arujanan discusses the misconceptions surrounding GMOs, the myths and fear. with stringent constrictions, and testing and labelling requirements ...
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Video: DNA looks much different than what you might think

Biology textbooks like to depict DNA looking like an abstract spiral staircase, representing the classic double helix shape. However, real ...
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Video: CRISPR set to alter what it means to be human—is that so bad?

With the advent of CRISPR, a new age of genetic engineering promises to change everything we know about what it ...

Video: Implications of Brexit on glyphosate regulation in U.K.

Tom Heap reports on the use of Glyphosate, a herbicide used for crops, where an ever-growing call to ban it, ...
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Video: Has anti-GMO movement become anti-science?

The anti-GMO movement is very popular. The 'mob' mentality has forced the sentiment into borderline threatening, especially where the GMO ...

Video: Will new genetic testing methods open doors for better treatment?

Illnesses can sometimes run in families. Inherited genetic mutations can increase a person’s risk of developing different diseases – from ...
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Video: How do scientists make GMOs?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Genetics. It's all rather ...
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Gene editing on human embryos would not create ‘designer babies’

Despite some concerns over 'super-humans' and 'designer babies,' genome editing of human embryos likely to produce only modest edits to ...
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Bill Gates: GMOs in Africa represent ‘second round of the green revolution’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Melinda and Bill Gates ...

Canadian government helps fund documentary to dispel anti-GMO myths

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A government-funded documentary is ...
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Can algae be a viable source of nourishment for growing global population?

In the ever-growing need to find solutions to feed the world’s population, researchers are turning to non-conventional ways for food ...