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Viewpoint: FDA animal gene-editing rules boost food waste, stifle US agriculture research

Jeannine Otto | 
A proposed U.S. regulatory framework for how the FDA treats gene-edited livestock may do more than put U.S. livestock producers ...
Winter harvest? Russian grass genes could hold key to developing cold-tolerant corn, sugar cane

Winter harvest? Russian grass genes could hold key to developing cold-tolerant corn, sugar cane

Winters in eastern Russia are intensely cold, with air temperatures regularly reaching minus 30 degrees in some locations. It is ...
kids and veggies

More nutritious and tastier vegetables? CRISPR gene editing could dramatically boost consumption

Jeannine Otto | 
Spinach. Tomato. Watermelon. Broccoli. Besides being good for you, these four vegetables are just a few that could benefit — ...

Improved soybean yields a result of genetic advances

Tom Doran | 
Since 1924, soybean yields in the US have increased annually 0.34 bushels per acre nationally, according to a study by ...
UK farmers say European Union's GMO ban turns them into victims

UK farmers say European Union’s GMO ban turns them into victims

Tom Doran | 
UK farmer expresses worries over EU's ban on GM crops, stressing that politics is holding farmers back from the promise ...
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