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‘No reason to panic’: Experts react to study suggesting CRISPR isn’t as precise as we thought

A new study, published in Nature Biotechnology, investigates the use of CRISPR/Cas9 to make simple cuts in DNA in mouse ...

Scientists worry EU’s neonicotinoid ban could lead to increase in spraying of other insecticides

Dr Bill Parker, Director of Research, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), said: “While this decision is not unexpected given ...

Glyphosate, other herbicides may contribute to antibiotic resistance, study finds

New Zealand researchers have found the active ingredients in commonly-used weed killers can cause bacteria to be less susceptible to ...
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Regulators give UK scientists green light to genetically modify human embryos

James Gallagher | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. UK scientists have been ...

European scientists criticize Scotland’s GMO ban

The Scottish government is to ban the growing of genetically modified (GM) crops. Here are a selection of reactions to ...
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Glyphosate carcinogenic? Independent global scientists weigh in

The Science Media Centre—an independent British-based non-profit that solicits reactions from top independent scientists when major new studies are released--has ...

Handy genome-editing fact sheet

Genome editing comprises a range of molecular techniques that allow targeted changes to be made to the genomes of organisms ...

GE critics seriously exaggerate and misrepresent the level of industry funding

The following is an edited excerpt.  Speaking on Radio 4’s PM about Owen Patterson’s GM speech last week, food campaigner ...
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