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How biotech gets potentially harmful chemical acrylamide out of fries, crackers and other popular foods

Melody Bomgardner | 
The discovery of [the carcinogenic chemical] acrylamide in foods like crackers, cookies, potato chips, and french fries rattled food makers ...
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‘Proudly GMO’ probiotic takes aim at hangovers. Can it ease consumer fear of biotechnology?

Ryan Cross | 
On [August 17], a San Francisco-based start-up called ZBiotics celebrated the launch of its first product in a fitting way: ...
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How to outwit weeds: Genetically engineered cotton that feeds on phosphite, an alternative, sustainable fertilizer

Carmen Drahl | 
Wily weeds can develop resistance to herbicides, allowing them to compete with genetically modified crops designed to tolerate weed-killing chemicals ...

New GMO corn variety significantly increases yields by boosting photosynthesis

Melody Bomgardner | 
The biotech firm Benson Hill Biosystems and the seed company Beck’s say their six-year-old partnership has yielded a trait that increases ...

Why don’t we yet have a universal flu vaccine?

Bethany Halford | 
By all accounts, the 2017–18 influenza season has been a bad one. It feels like everyone’s family has been hit, ...
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Killing cancer cells with the body’s own internal clock

Stu Borman | 
Women who work night shifts have substantially higher risks of breast, digestive system, and skin cancers, a recent study found ...
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‘Synthetic lethality’ targets cancer cells by damaging vulnerable DNA

Lisa Jarvis | 
By designing small molecules that can “turn off” kinase enzymes stuck in the “on” position, they have managed to ward ...
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New generation of biotechnology could unlock brain mysteries

Chris Morrison | 
Though genetics has fundamentally changed the pace of drug development for many therapeutic areas, the brain has been slow to reveal ...

Will gene editing, corporate consolidation bring agricultural revolution?

Melody Bomgardner | 
A new day is dawning for agriculture. When asked to describe the magnitude of the coming change, experts harken back ...