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After years of public and regulatory resistance in the US, first batch of mosquitoes genetically engineered to end Zika, dengue and other transmittable diseases are released

After years of public and regulatory resistance in the US, first batch of mosquitoes genetically engineered to end Zika, dengue and other transmittable diseases are released

Nature | 
After a decade of fighting for regulatory approval and public acceptance, a biotechnology firm has released genetically engineered mosquitoes into ...
First lab-grown chicken nuggets just hit restaurants in Singapore, and more ‘slaughter-free’ meats could arrive in 2021

First lab-grown chicken nuggets just hit restaurants in Singapore, and more ‘slaughter-free’ meats could arrive in 2021

Nature | 
The company behind [an in vitro cultured] poultry product, Eat Just, has since sold more than 200 servings of the ...
Biotech startups challenge multinational seed company market domination with CRISPR

Biotech startups challenge multinational seed company market domination with CRISPR

Nature | 
Inari, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, plans to use the total $144 million it has raised so far to develop crops ...
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Can light-activated CRISPR lead to new treatments for cancer, diabetes?

IEEE Spectrum | 
Engineers are making their mark on biotech’s hottest commodity. Chinese scientists [April 3] reported that they can control the gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 with ...
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Stealing DNA sequences? It can be done with an audio recorder

IEEE Spectrum | 
Engineers at the University of California say they have demonstrated how easy it would be to snoop on biotech companies ...
CRISPR crops—exempt from GMO regulations—reaching US market in record time

CRISPR crops—exempt from GMO regulations—reaching US market in record time

Nature Biotechnology | 
CRISPR–Cas9-edited plants can be cultivated and sold free from regulation, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making increasingly clear ...
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Bacteria-armed mosquitos approved for US release in fight against Zika, dengue and yellow fever

Nature | 
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of a common bacterium to kill wild mosquitoes that transmit ...
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On USDA decisions to allow CRISPR-edited crops to forego additional regulation

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The first CRISPR-edited crops ...
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US considering approval of bacterium to fight Zika-spreading mosquitoes

Scientific American | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The United States could ...
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USDA will not regulate gene-edited CRISPR mushroom that resists browning

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The US Department of ...
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New York Times Motherlode: Mom, kids judge non-browning GM apple as tasty “milestone”

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Innovations in biotech crops ...

Will new Innate potato, with no ‘foreign’ DNA, satisfy anti-GMO critics?

Nature Biotechnology | 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in November approved for commercial planting a potato genetically engineered to have reduced bruising ...

Clive James: The go-to source for biotechnology crop data

Scientific American | 
The following is an excerpt. There’s only one place to find comprehensive global data on biotech crops, and it’s not ...
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