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Market for CRISPR-edited crops will be limited by hazy global regulatory environment and societal ambivalence

Market for CRISPR-edited crops will be limited by hazy global regulatory environment and societal ambivalence

Rim Lassoued, Stuart Smyth | 
New breeding techniques pioneered by genome editing have gained substantial traction within the last decade, revolutionizing the plant breeding field ...
Cursed by sickle cell: A single letter in one gene spells a lifetime of pain for 20 million people — but socioeconomic status affects outcomes

Cursed by sickle cell: A single letter in one gene spells a lifetime of pain for 20 million people — but socioeconomic status affects outcomes

Sickle cell disease (SCD) causes red blood cells to assume a sickle shape and jam in capillaries, cutting off oxygen ...
Plant breeding efforts strained by climate change and booming food demand. Is CRISPR the answer?

Plant breeding efforts strained by climate change and booming food demand. Is CRISPR the answer?

Human population growth has increased the demand for food crops, animal feed, biofuel and biomaterials, all the while climate change ...
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USDA just updated its 30-year-old biotech crop rules: Here’s what you should know

Keith Matthews, Martha Marrapese | 
Continuing its efforts to update and modernize its regulations applicable to certain genetically engineered (GE) organisms, the U.S. Department of ...
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