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CRISPR gene editing protects apples from orchard-destroying fire blight disease

The bacterium Erwinia amylovora, the causal agent of fire blight disease in apple, triggers its infection through the DspA/E effector ...
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Viewpoint: Eat organic apples to improve gut health? There’s reason for skepticism

Yogurt marketing and supplement claims aside, there is no evidence that your body is impacted by probiotics unless you suffered ...
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Why organic apple farmers spray their trees with insecticides 32 times on average during each growing season

A lot of people buy organic foods because they believe organic means free from chemicals and pesticides. But the truth ...
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Making sense of the patchwork US regulatory system for genetically engineered crops and animals

The faster-growing genetically engineered AquaAdvantage Salmon took 20 years of regulatory scrutiny to gain approval, while the non-browning gene-silenced Arctic ...