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8-26-2018 Jennifer Doudna

CRISPR co-creator Jennifer Doudna: Clinical human gene editing 5 to 10 years away

Tatiana Darie | 
A pioneer of the Crispr gene-editing technology that’s taken Wall Street by storm says the field is probably five to 10 years ...
Viewpoint: US, Europe taking 'equally misguided' approaches toward gene-edited crops

Viewpoint: US, Europe taking ‘equally misguided’ approaches toward gene-edited crops

Crispr is coming to the farm. The gene-editing tool, best known for its potential to prevent disease and fight cancer, ...

Following lawsuit by organic food group, Nature Valley bars will lose ‘100% natural’ label

Deena Shanker | 
General Mills Inc.’s Nature Valley bars will no longer bear the “Made with 100% Natural Whole Grain Oats” label, after ...

Viewpoint: Jury’s glyphosate cancer ruling doesn’t change fact that all farmers need pesticides to grow food

Lydia Mulvany | 
It may seem like Judgment Day has come for glyphosate, with a California jury slapping $289 million in damages on Monsanto Co ...

Climate change threatens champagne production, but wineries use ‘smart genetics’ to stave off problems

Elin McCoy | 
In the cold, chalky cellars deep underground at boutique Champagne house A.R. Lenoble, co-owner Antoine Malassagne shares his worries about ...

Video: Inside the quest to improve farm animal welfare by tweaking their genes

Aki Ito | 
For nine nerve-racking months beginning in the summer of 2014, Dan Carlson waited for his lab experiments to be born ...

USDA, World Health Organization butt heads over use of antibiotics in agriculture

Andrew Martin, Jared Hopkins | 
The Trump administration is resisting the World Health Organization’s effort to sharply limit antibiotic use in farm animals... ... The WHO ...

Kazakhstan ‘goes organic’ to compete in $90 billion non-GMO food market

Agnieszka De Sousa | 
Kazakhstan is tapping growing consumer demand for organic crops to help it better compete in the food-export market. The country ...

As USDA pushes deregulation, organic food producers invent their own quality standards to protect profits

Andrew Martin, Shruti Singh | 
Stringent regulations are crucial to maintaining consumer confidence in the organic label that the U.S. Department of Agriculture oversees, according ...
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Viewpoint: Simple disclosure—not fancy logo—is what GMO labeling needs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has come up with cheerful new labels for genetically modified foods. The bright green and ...
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Harvard law professor Cass Sunstein: USDA’s GMO labeling proposal provides no benefits, high cost to consumers

Cass Sunstein | 
Should a federal agency issue a regulation that will impose up to $3.5 billion in costs next year and billions ...
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Putin’s organic empire: How billionaires are remaking Russian agriculture

Deep in the Caucasus, downriver from Europe’s highest peak, North Korean women roam Soviet-era hothouses growing what tycoon Vladimir Evtushenkov is betting ...
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Bad weather to blame for recent uptick in US honeybee loses

Alan Bjerga | 
Beekeepers in the U.S. reported an increase in honeybee deaths over the last year, possibly the result of erratic weather ...
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Impossible Burger will have to wait another 90 days for voluntary FDA safety review

Lydia Mulvany | 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has pushed back the deadline of a safety review of Impossible Foods Inc.’s “magic” ingredient ...
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GMO crop pioneer Robb Fraley to leave Monsanto after Bayer takeover

Lydia Mulvany | 
It’s the end of an era at Monsanto Co. after executives including the seed giant’s scientific leader Robb Fraley announced ...
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Agricultural tech startup Indigo uses microbes to improve crops

Elizabeth Dunn | 
In humans, a healthy microbiome—the universe of bacteria, fungi, and viruses that lives inside all of us—is increasingly recognized as critical ...
Monsanto has no patent on GMO Bt cotton seeds, Indian court rules

Monsanto has no patent on GMO Bt cotton seeds, Indian court rules

Pratik Parija, Upmanyu Trivedi | 
Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, can’t own a patent over genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a court ...
Bayer's takeover of Monsanto hits US anti-trust snag

Bayer’s takeover of Monsanto hits US anti-trust snag

David McLaughlin | 
Bayer AG’s plan to win antitrust approval for its takeover of Monsanto Co. hasn’t satisfied U.S. officials who are worried ...
Monsanto glyphosate class action suit dealt another blow as judge says evidence of cancer link 'pretty sparse'

Monsanto glyphosate class action suit dealt another blow as judge says evidence of cancer link ‘pretty sparse’

Joel Rosenblatt | 
A lawsuit claiming Monsanto Co.’s popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer was dealt a blow by a judge’s conclusions that ...
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Organic beer? Anheuser-Busch to sell organic Michelob Ultra in Whole Foods, other stores

Jennifer Kaplan | 
After years of targeting health-conscious beer drinkers with Michelob Ultra, Anheuser-Busch InBev is going after an even choosier consumer: the organic shopper. The ...
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Do trace levels of neonicotinoid insecticides found in waterways threaten aquatic life?

Adam Allington | 
A recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey detected neonicotinoid pesticides in 10 Great Lakes tributaries throughout the year, although the levels ...
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Farmers in four states sue Monsanto, BASF and Dupont over dicamba herbicide damage

Tiffany Stecker | 
Farmers in the heartland have filed at least 11 lawsuits in federal court over the last two years against the ...
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Will CRISPR work in people? Scientists say study raises questions, but is not a setback

Faye Flam | 
It can feel shocking when someone disparages a golden person, thing or technology — and in recent years, no emerging ...

China poised to do gene therapy ‘better and cheaper’ than US

Shuli Ren | 
China wants to go big on biotech and already is marching into experimental gene therapy. … So far, CAR-T has ...
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Marijuana genome map promises to unlock potential of ‘magical’ plant

Jennifer Kaplan | 
The fledgling cannabis industry is full of wide-eyed claims about what pot can do. Outperform your favorite energy drink? Maybe. Cure ...
How artificial intelligence might solve the 'chemical treadmill' farmers are trapped in to kill crop-choking weeds

How artificial intelligence might solve the ‘chemical treadmill’ farmers are trapped in to kill crop-choking weeds

Amanda Little | 
After months of research, they faced a disappointing truth: There was no way around herbicides. “Turns out zapping weeds with ...
Sri Lankan tea farmers want glyphosate herbicide ban overturned

Sri Lankan tea farmers want glyphosate herbicide ban overturned

Adam Allington | 
Tea farmers in Sri Lanka want their government to reauthorize the use of glyphosate for agriculture. The country is one ...
Afraid of public backlash, skittish investors keep promising GMO crops off the market

Afraid of public backlash, skittish investors keep promising GMO crops off the market

Deena Shanker | 
In the basement of Koshland Hall at the University of California at Berkeley is a trove of seeds with the potential ...