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GMO rice in development could be the next revolutionary treatment for high blood pressure

In the future, taking your blood pressure medication could be as simple as eating a spoonful of rice. This “treatment” ...
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Microbes that treat parasitic infection could yield natural, safe insecticide

For hundreds of years, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have used an herb called Stemona sessilifolia as a remedy for ...

New test accurately estimates bee exposure to neonicotinoid insecticides, study claims

Bee populations are declining, and neonicotinoid pesticides continue to be investigated — and in some cases banned — because of ...
After centuries of failed attempts at breeding a blue rose, biotechnology does the trick

After centuries of failed attempts at breeding a blue rose, biotechnology does the trick

For centuries, gardeners have attempted to breed blue roses with no success. But now, thanks to modern biotechnology, the elusive ...
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DNA test could help people with severe food allergies avoid peanuts

For people with severe peanut allergies, eating even minuscule amounts of the legume can trigger anaphylaxis -- a life-threatening condition ...
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Chemical could boost crop yields by triggering gene to add branches and fruits

When it comes to agriculture from branched plants, such as apple trees, the more branches that bear fruit, the better ...
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Video: How are CRISPR crops regulated differently than GMOs?

Critics say the Obama Administration balked on an opportunity to update Reagan-era guidelines on how agencies like the Department of ...
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