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Genetically engineered bacteria could inoculate honeybees against deadly varroa mites, deformed wing virus

Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin report in the journal Science that they have developed a new strategy ...
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Epigenetically modified cotton could lead to hardier varieties without altering genes

With prices down and weather patterns unpredictable, these are tough times for America’s cotton farmers, but new research led by ...

Aztec conquest altered genetics of early Mexico inhabitants

The following is an excerpt. AUSTIN, Texas — For centuries, the fate of the original Otomí inhabitants of Xaltocan, the ...

GE bacteria could lead to better vaccines

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a menu of 61 new strains of genetically engineered bacteria ...
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