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‘Ecocide’? Green groups blast France for lifting neonicotinoid pesticide ban to save sugar-beet growers

Victor Mallet | 
France has moved to reverse a ban on a class of pesticides only weeks after it came into force, reigniting ...
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First experimental vaccine for coronavirus ready for human testing

Hannah Kuchler | 
Moderna has become the first company to release a potential coronavirus vaccine, with the Boston-based biotech start-up announcing on Monday ...
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CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna opposes germline-editing moratorium: ‘We’re going to have to figure it out’

Hannah Kuchler | 
Jennifer Doudna wears her responsibility lightly. The scientist who co-discovered Crispr does not appear to be weighed down by the ...
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Alternative meat producers struggle to secure supply of yellow peas as demand for plant-based burger skyrockets

Emiko Terazono | 
The soaring popularity of plant-based meat substitutes has shone a spotlight on a new star ingredient: the humble pea. From ...
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Tyson Foods ends investment in plant-based protein startup Beyond Meat

Emiko Terazono | 
Tyson Foods, the US meat producer, has exited its investment in Beyond Meat, the alternative protein company which is due ...
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Why EU gene-edited crop rules may not be as ‘far-reaching’ as scientists fear

Clive Cookson | 
Gene editing is the biggest technical advance in bioscience since the discovery of “recombinant DNA” technology....[t]hat....led to the commercialization of ...
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Scientists battle for consumer approval as crop gene-editing revolution advances

Clive Cookson, Emiko Terazono | 
Genome, or gene, editing is regarded by scientists as the biggest technical advance in bioscience since “recombinant DNA” technology — ...
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Diagnostics, drug discovery, disease: How CRISPR is solving medicine’s biggest problems

Anjana Ahuja | 
This is the public face of genome editing or, as it is sometimes called, gene editing: a technology capable of ...
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McDonald’s eyes lab-grown meat as food, agricultural companies aim to cut environmental impact

The world’s biggest purchaser of beef is watching the plant-based meat market. “Plant-based protein is something we’re keeping an eye ...
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Viewpoint: Chemical-free gardening is a myth

Robin Fox | 
So-called “nature” is teeming with chemicals, in soil, in plants, in rain and not only in nettles. Chemical-free gardening is ...
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Human testing on beta thalassemia patients: CRISPR readied for next milestone as early as this year

David Crow | 
[R]esearchers demonstrated how a gene editing technique, known as Crispr-Cas9, could be used to edit living human cells, raising the ...
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Fast-growing AquaBounty salmon could pave way for more genetically modified animals

Jennifer Thompson | 
When it was revealed over the summer that genetically modified salmon was now being sold in Canada, the backlash from ...
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CRISPR gene-editing technology expected to accelerate crop development

Clive Cookson | 
Genetically modified crops are continuing to spread across the world’s agricultural land. Last year they covered a record 185m hectares, ...
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Why ChemChina’s Syngenta takeover doesn’t mean China will quickly embrace GMO crops

Lucy Hornby | 
The head of one of China’s biggest chemicals companies has played down expectations the country will become more open to ...
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Monsanto glyphosate lobbyists barred from EU parliament

Madison Marriage, Rochelle Toplensky | 
[Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)] have decided to bar lobbyists for Monsanto, the US agrochemical company, from the European ...
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Syngenta CEO overseeing ChemChina merger believes introducing GMOs to Europe near hopeless

Clive Cookson | 
[Erik Fyrwald, Syngenta’s current CEO], joined Syngenta in 2016, after many years in senior management with US-based chemical companies, most ...
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‘Crop of the century’: How GM soybeans unseated ‘king corn’ in the US—with help from China

[Editor's note: 78 percent (91.4 million hectares) of the world's soybean acreage, is genetically modified.] With planting almost complete, soybeans are ...
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Evolution could push back against CRISPR gene editing of insects to stop Zika and malaria

Anjana Ahuja | 
Research published [May 2017] suggests that gene editing, a revolutionary cut-and-paste technology that allows bespoke adjustments to an organism’s genome, ...
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Promoting ‘genomic literacy’ could bridge gap between scientists and public

Gillian Tett | 
[Editor's note: Gillian Tett is the US managing editor of the Financial Times.] As I toured one of the laboratories ...