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Replacing fossil fuels? Gene-edited algae could help cut biodiesel production costs

Hiroshima University researchers developed a highly efficient genome editing system for microalga Nannochloropsis oceanica, which is a potential source of ...
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Video: What are the risks and benefits of animal gene editing?

University of California – Davis’ Alison Van Eenennaam answers questions on genome editing. Van Eenennaam discusses her research on hornless ...
New technique may yield gene-edited plants in a few weeks, instead of 9 months

New technique may yield gene-edited plants in a few weeks, instead of 9 months

A University of Minnesota research team recently developed new methods that will make it significantly faster to produce gene-edited plants ...
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Anti-GMO forces target New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) despite similarities to conventional crops

The same meritless arguments leveled against GMOs resurface for New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) ...
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Manipulating plant mitochondrial DNA could boost crop diversity, promote food security

Researchers in Japan have edited plant mitochondrial DNA for the first time, which could lead to a more secure food ...
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Podcast: Will consumers embrace CRISPR-edited crops even though they are not regulated as GMOs?

The company Calyxt, just outside St. Paul, Minn., wanted to make a new kind of soybean, with oil that's a little ...
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Animal gene editing breakthrough: Bringing Angus beef raised from US cattle to Brazil

The gene-edited heat-tolerant Angus cow could be a very big deal in Brazil ...
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US regulators grapple with oversight of New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

In the first installment of this series, we looked at the regulatory framework in the US for the products of ...
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Gene-edited foods are coming, but how will they be regulated, and will consumers eat them?

The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or ...
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Biotech firm Calyxt strikes deal with non-GMO food processor to release gene-edited soybeans

Minnesota-based gene-editing firm Calyxt has found a market for its new, healthier type of soybean, announcing a deal with a soybean ...
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2 young leukemia patients cured with T-cell immunotherapy using genetically engineered donor cells

Gene-edited immune cells cure two British babies with childhood leukemia. But instead of patient-specific cells, doctors used cheaper universal cells ...
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CRISPR-Cas9 is hot but it’s not the only way to edit a genome

Despite its growing track record and huge potential, CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing may not be the magic bullet for all applications ...