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Dessert of the future? This $20 a pint ice cream made with GMO yeast sells out in hours

Jade Scipioni | 
Agri-tech start-up Perfect Day released a line of real ice cream made with lab-grown dairy that costs $20 a pint ...
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Impossible Foods vs. Beyond Meat: Arms race to control booming plant-based burger market is on

Riley de Leon | 
Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are served in almost 20,000 restaurants across the country, and the list of restaurant chains ...
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China’s lengthy GMO crop approval process cuts US agriculture profits $5 billion over five years

Jeff Daniels | 
China’s approval process for biotech crops is beset by regulatory hurdles and delays that have cost U.S. companies billions of ...
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Billionaire investors led by Bill Gates back biotech start-up Ginkgo Bioworks to expand plant-based meat industry

Amelia Lucas | 
As demand for plant-based food like fake burgers heats up, biotech start-up Ginkgo Bioworks is launching a venture to bring ...
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Synthetic, animal-free collagen could produce candy, shampoo and lotions of the future

Waverly Colville | 
Geltor, based in San Leandro, California, produces the protein collagen without animals. Collagen is found in a variety of foods, ...
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5 things to fear from artificial intelligence in the future

Ryan Browne | 
CNBC spoke with some experts to see what they think are the five scariest potential future scenarios for AI. A common ...
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Synthetic biology startup Ginkgo Bioworks wants to print ‘designer’ DNA

Andrew Zaleski | 
Over the last several years, Ginkgo [Bioworks] has developed an automated process for combining genetic parts that has made it ...
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Indigo Agriculture’s microbial seed treatments aim to replace synthetic pesticides

Lora Kolodny | 
Indigo Agriculture CEO David Perry grew up raising corn and cows on his family's farm in Arkansas. While he wasn't the ...
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Harvard’s George Church targets consumer genetic testing market, offering royalties for users

Eric Rosenbaum | 
Harvard University genetics guru George Church — one of the scientists at the forefront of the CRISPR genetic engineering revolution ...
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What’s the excitement over gene therapy?

Christina Farr | 
Gene therapy has been in the news a lot of late as a potential cure for a variety of genetic ...
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Chinese government, Dow Chemical work together to convince public GMO foods safe

Geoff Cutmore, Huileng Tan | 
With a population of 1.4 billion and limited arable land, China is trying hard to convince citizens to accept genetically ...
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Cargill under fire: ‘We don’t agree’ GMOs unhealthy; biotech crops ‘key tool for sustainability’

Cheang Ming, Christine Tan | 
Cargill is attempting to satisfy both ends of the spectrum by acknowledging the growing group of people against genetically-modified organisms ...
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‘New seed in town’: GM poppies from China exacerbate Afghanistan’s opium problem

Mariam Amini | 
A problem that Afghanistan and international governments have tried to eradicate for decades is only getting worse, and China is ...
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Happy DNA? Yes, but there are likely thousands of gene variants

Arjun Kharpal | 
A human's level of happiness is linked to their genetic makeup, according to a researcher who carried out groundbreaking work ...
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Trump claims credit for Bayer, Monsanto keeping jobs, biotech research in US

Meg Tirrell | 
President-elect Donald Trump met with the chief executives of German chemical giant Bayer and agriculture company Monsanto [during the week of January 10] and discussed ...

Prices for crops in Scotland, Germany could rise if GMOs banned

Luke Graham | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Plans by Scotland, and ...

Plant-breeding solutions such as gene editing could aid California drought

As California farmers grapple with the fourth year of the drought, seed tech giants Monsanto and DuPont's Pioneer are focusing ...

Are organic farms more drought resistant?

Robert Ferris | 
The supposed productivity gaps between organic and conventional farming may be a lot smaller than thought, according to a new analysis ...
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Where to draw the line on human genetic modification

Jessica Cussins | 
As the genetically modified food wars wage on, another bombshell has been quietly waiting to drop: We could soon start ...