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‘Jumping genes’ from tomatoes could help breed next generation of GMO crops

Researchers from the University of Cambridge's Sainsbury Laboratory (SLCU) and Department of Plant Sciences have discovered that drought stress can ...
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‘Jumping genes’ may help CRISPR make precision edits of disease-causing DNA

[In a 2017 study] four biologists wrote that “it has not escaped our notice” that a funny little “jumping gene” ...
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Jumping genes: How Barbara McClintock won a Nobel Prize by crossbreeding corn

Through meticulous crossbreeding, she showed that DNA is far more complicated than scientists originally thought ...