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With droughts escalating, and no current tools of use, scientists and farmers look to CRISPR gene editing

With droughts escalating, and no current tools of use, scientists and farmers look to CRISPR gene editing

Scientists fear that we're entering a megadrought that could last decades.  As agriculture consumes 80 percent of available water nationwide ...
Gene-edited potato could allow farmers to use ‘less—or even no—insecticide’

Gene-edited potato could allow farmers to use ‘less—or even no—insecticide’

Natalie Kaiser | 
A PhD candidate at Michigan State University (MSU), Natalie [Kaiser] specializes in potatoes – in particular, looking at which genes ...
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5 classic American foods CRISPR gene editing could protect from climate change, declining yields

Football is back.... Here are five tailgating classics that gene editing could improve: Beer Anyone who has ever watched Super ...
Gene editing could yield heartier, tastier berry varieties

Gene editing could yield heartier, tastier berry varieties

Biting into a fresh, sweet berry might be a simple pleasure, but the berries’ genomes are surprisingly complex. The strawberry ...
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