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High yielding, gene-edited potato could help prevent future french fry shortages

Jeff Kart | 
Panic is setting in about a potential french fry shortage in the near future, due to a poor potato harvest ...
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Weed-pulling robots are here. Can they eliminate chemical herbicides?

Alexandra Wilson | 
Early this year, 85-year-old Bonipak Produce unleashed an orange, 8,000-pound autonomous robot upon its California vegetable fields. It was one ...
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Viewpoint: Paper straws, vegan diets won’t stop climate change—but sustainable ‘bioproducts’ might

John Cumbers | 
Are you slurping through a paper straw, searching for the next green product that will save the planet? Sorry to ...
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Sustainable synthetic biology is taking over cosmetics, personal care

John Cumbers | 
Synthetic biology companies are already producing many of the ingredients found in personal care products using biosynthesis, the same basic ...
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Viewpoint: Brazilian farmers destroy the Amazon? Here’s what Greenpeace isn’t telling you

Michael Shellenberger | 
In 2016, the Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen flew over the Amazon forest with the head of Greenpeace Brazil as part ...
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Trump executive order streamlines biotech regulations. Here’s what that means for agriculture

Donald Marvin | 
[In June], President Trump signed an Executive Order to streamline the complex maze of rules and policies that regulate agricultural ...
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As technology ‘wipes out’ traditional work, biotech investment could revitalize rural America

John Cumbers | 
Cow-free burgers are now all the rage — after Beyond Meats’ recent IPO, shares rose 163% on the first day ...
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Book review: ‘The Lives of Bees’ offers 14 tips to help keep honeybees healthy and pollinating our crops

What were the lives of wild honey bees like before humans began intensively managing them and moving them all over ...
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Meet the new generation of young biotech entrepreneurs

Ellie Kincaid, Michela Tindera | 
Crispr had no obvious relevance to human health when it was first described in 1987, but [Jennifer] Doudna, who won ...
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Can biohacking transform our homes into ‘hospitals of the future’?

Francesco Corea | 
The need of having a higher quality of care and more control and transparency over individual healthcare are affecting the ...
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Virtual reality helps autistic children tackle phobias

Sol Rogers | 
One tool that is being embraced by therapists, counselors, teachers, parents and their children to help those with autism to better ...
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Viewpoint: DNA data ‘rat race’ bringing down costs of precision medicine but perils of security risks escalate

Jayshree Pandya | 
It is said that this is the best of times for direct to consumer (DTC) genetic testing companies, human disease ...
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‘Terrible science’: Archaeological geneticists blast study that used DNA to identify Jack the Ripper

Kristina Killgrove | 
News media was buzzing [March 18] with a claim that scientists had finally figured out the real identity of the ...
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Viewpoint: Call for moratorium on heritable gene editing reminds us of gene therapy’s troubled early days

Greg Licholai | 
A group of influential scientists have urged that clinical use of CRISPR be put on hold in the wake of ...
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Glyphosate meta-analysis appeared to raise legitimate concerns that Monsanto’s Roundup may cause cancer, then Genetic Literacy Project pointed out study’s fatal flaws

Steven Salzberg | 
In the new study, by a group of scientists from UC Berkeley, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and the University of ...
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Defending 23andMe’s DNA health test: ‘You will learn something’ of value

Steven Salzberg | 
The New York Times decided to publish an editorial ... warning people to "be careful about 23andMe's Health Test." What are they ...
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Viewpoint: Green New Deal should invest in precision agriculture

Austin Frerick | 
When policymakers talk about “green jobs,” they tend to default to examples in solar power, wind and other sources of ...

4 expanding technologies that could help boost crop yields and preserve the environment

Donald Marvin | 
The scope of [agricultural] advances during the past three years is nothing short of astonishing. Today’s growers now have at ...
Could blockchain-based product labels help build consumer trust in our food system?

Could blockchain-based product labels help build consumer trust in our food system?

Samantha Radocchia | 
The labeling of our food is a notoriously murky business. A healthy 82% of Americans say they’ve felt tricked by nutrition labels ...

Bacon—made of mushrooms? New plant-based meat on the horizon

Amy Feldman | 
Eben Bayer, cofounder and CEO of Ecovative, built his company making things out of mycelium, the root structure of a mushroom. He's ...
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Here’s what DNA testing companies are doing with all that genetic data

Nicole Martin | 
In the past couple of years, genetic-testing companies like Ancestry and 23andMe have become popular for finding out family history ...

How AI can make gene editing ‘more accurate, cheaper and easier’

Bernard Marr | 
One of the most exciting prospects about gene technology is the development of precision or personalized medicine. The field, which ...
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How The Non-GMO Project Is Adapting To A Gene-Edited World

Jenny Splitter | 
the Non-GMO Project is a non-profit and non-governmental certifying organization created by the owners of two natural foods grocery stores ...
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Viewpoint: Why a Thanksgiving dinner using GMO ingredients is safer and healthier than an organic meal

John Tamny | 
Thanksgiving is upon us, which means families across the U.S. will soon be enjoying the most mouth-watering of meals. This ...
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There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

Geoffrey Kabat | 
Several days ago I wrote a column about the wrong-headed claim that glyphosate is a carcinogen and the huge number of tort ...
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As genetic engineering evolves, are non-GMO food labels meaningful?

Jenny Splitter | 
A group called the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has petitioned the [FDA] to prohibit use of the term “Non-GMO” on food .... [T]he ...

Why people don’t trust artificial intelligence: It’s an ‘explainability’ problem

Jason Bloomberg | 
Despite its promise, the growing field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is experiencing a variety of growing pains. In addition to ...
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Using gene editing to improve animal welfare may calm public’s fear of biotech

Jenny Splitter | 
Since the first genetically modified tomato hit the U.S. market in 1994, consumers have been suspicious of scientific tinkering with ...