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Gene editing makes farming more sustainable—and it can do the same for forestry

A company founded by two NC State researchers is setting out to revolutionize the forestry industry by combining insights from ...
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Controversial GMO American chestnut could provide blueprint for saving endangered species

To those who are fearful of GMOs, it is the most dangerous tree in the world. To the rest of ...
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Federal regulators ask biotech experts if GMO trees should be deployed to save ‘dying’ US forests

Plans are under way to plant swathes of genetically engineered trees across the ailing forests of North America in a bid to save them ...
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Forests can slow global warming, but growing evidence suggests they aren’t ‘climate saviors’

When it comes to fighting global warming, trees have emerged as one of the most popular weapons. With nations making ...
Genetic modification of trees faces forest of protests

Genetic modification of trees faces forest of protests

Genetic modification of trees could help mitigate climate change and increase wood and paper production. But opposition to even basic ...