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GE probiotic? CRISPR-edited yeast produce vitamin A precursor beta-carotene

GE probiotic? CRISPR-edited yeast produce vitamin A precursor beta-carotene

Matt Shipman, Nathan Crook | 
Researchers have genetically engineered a probiotic yeast to produce beta-carotene in the guts of laboratory mice. The advance demonstrates the ...
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Viewpoint: USDA’s ‘lax’ gene-editing regulations could hurt consumer acceptance of CRISPR crops

Researchers at North Carolina State University call for a coalition of biotech industry, government and non-government organizations, trade organizations, and ...
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Gene editing makes farming more sustainable—and it can do the same for forestry

Mollie Rappe | 
A company founded by two NC State researchers is setting out to revolutionize the forestry industry by combining insights from ...
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Non-GMO gene editing: New technique edits plant DNA without use of ‘foreign’ bacterial genes

Mollie Rappe | 
An NC State researcher has developed a new way to get CRISPR/Cas9 into plant cells without inserting foreign DNA. This ...
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Smartphone-powered device quickly detects diseased plants, could help protect crop yields

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field ...
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Women are more skeptical of GMOs than men—but not because of their ‘maternal instincts’

Matt Shipman | 
Studies have found that women are more skeptical of genetically modified (GM) foods than men....Conventional wisdom has been that maternal ...
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Sunflower pollen may protect bees from deadly diseases

[A] new study offers hope for a relatively simple mechanism to promote bee health and well-being: providing bees access to ...
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New tools needed to protect pesticides’ effectiveness from evolution of weed and insect resistance

To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources ...
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Video: Entomologist Fred Gould critiques media coverage critical of gene drives

Fred Gould, Patti Mulligan | 
[At his talk on "Gene Drives in the News" at the National Academy of Sciences' Science of Science Communication III” Sackler ...
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Tomorrow’s corn: Gene associated with resistance to multiple leaf diseases identified

Mick Kulikowski | 
Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a specific gene in corn that appears to be associated with resistance ...
'Refuge planting': How farmers could help slow developing insect resistance to GMO Bt crops

‘Refuge planting’: How farmers could help slow developing insect resistance to GMO Bt crops

To date ... Bt crops have been remarkably successful. However, insect pests have shown the ability to evolve resistance to ...
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