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‘Smart plants’? Newly discovered genetic ‘messaging system’ could get us there

Erik Rolfsen | 
University of British Columbia researchers have discovered an internal messaging system that plants use to manage the growth and division ...
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Biotech and non-GMO crops may need less separation than believed to prevent ‘contamination’

“Trying to figure out how far GM pollen will travel is really difficult,” says study co-author Rebecca Tyson, associate professor ...
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Is organic farming ‘holy grail’ to environmental, food scarcity problems? Study says no

Sachi Wickramasinghe | 
Many people choose organic thinking it’s better for humans and the planet, but a new UBC study published today in ...

Humans overlook bacteria in genomic research

Chris Balma | 
Decades after the genomics revolution, half of known eukaryote lineages still remain unstudied at the genomic level--with the field displaying ...

Genes predispose some people to focus on the negative

A new study by a University of British Columbia researcher finds that some people are genetically predisposed to see the ...
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