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Could lab-grown plants offset agriculture’s environmental footprint?

Could lab-grown plants offset agriculture’s environmental footprint?

Darrell Etherington | Tech Crunch | 
Researchers at MIT have developed a new method for growing plant tissues in a lab — sort of like how ...
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GMO Impossible beef hits 1,000 new grocery stores as plant-based meat demand surges

Jonathan Shieber | Tech Crunch | 
Starting [April 17], 777 supermarkets in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Nevada [began] stocking the Impossible Foods plant-based meat substitute ...
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These 12 guidelines could protect us from threats from artificial intelligence

Zack Whittaker | Tech Crunch | 
After months of work, a set of guidelines designed to protect humanity from a range of threats posed by artificial ...
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Creating a safer CRISPR by targeting RNA instead of DNA

Jonathan Shieber | Tech Crunch | 
Researchers at the prestigious Salk Institute are reporting that they have managed to map the molecular structure of a CRISPR enzyme that could ...
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Boosting speed, efficiency of MRI scans with machine learning

Devin Coldewey | Tech Crunch | 
Magnetic resonance imaging is an invaluable tool in the medical field, but it’s also a slow and cumbersome process. It ...
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Synthego’s pre-edited genetic material makes CRISPR research faster and easier

Jonathan Shieber | Tech Crunch | 
Synthego, a provider of gene editing services for genomics research and experimentation, has launched a new suite of products that ...
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Video: Watch CRISPR’s cutting skills in action

Devin Coldewey | Tech Crunch | 
The CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique is an important concept to know about in these days of biotech advances, but it can be pretty ...
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Whole genome sequencing fuels DNA ‘intelligence revolution’

Gaurav Garg, Mahni Ghorashi | Tech Crunch | 
We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto ...
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CRISPR’s promise: Balancing the benefits and risks of human gene editing

Sarah Buhr | Tech Crunch | 
[W]hat if I told you [that a genetic mutation for cancer], passed down from generation to generation, can be snipped ...
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Is biotechnology changing how humans evolve?

Jamie Metzl | Tech Crunch | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. After 4 billion years of ...

High tech agriculture and Big Data could yield farm bonanza

Robyn Metcalfe | Tech Crunch | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In the second millennium, ...
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Do memes mutate and adapt like DNA? Yes, say Facebook data scientists

Josh Constine | Tech Crunch | 
According to new research from Facebook data scientists, internet memes adapt to their surroundings in order to survive, just like ...
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