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Stem cell breakthrough could improve cow health, milk production and more

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After decades of effort, scientists have finally managed to derive embryonic stem (ES) cells from cows and keep them in ...

CRISPR patent dispute: Broad Institute has key rights revoked in Europe

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A decision from the European Patent Office (EPO) has put the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on shaky ground with its ...
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Could our microbiome offer diet advice? Edible sensors look inside our digestive system

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Wouldn’t it be nice if our microbiomes could serve up diet advice—some science-based assurance that our food and medicines act ...
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Innocent victims: The GMO ‘petunia carnage’ of 2017

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[In 2015], plant biologist Teemu Teeri was walking by a train station in Helsinki when he noticed some vivid orange petunias ...
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Academies GMO report points to regulatory challenges ahead for gene edited crops

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The [National Academies of ...

U.S. government convenes panel of biotech researchers ahead of update to regulations

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. government is ...

Common additives in processed foods could cause inflammatory diseases

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The ingredients that lend a smooth, stable consistency to ice cream, chocolate bars, and other packaged snacks may promote certain ...

Dolly and other animals cannot be patented says court, rattling cloning proponents

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Dolly the sheep enjoyed a brief and highly publicized life as the first mammal cloned from an adult cell before ...

Department of Defense makes new push into biotech

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The U.S. Department of Defense’s research arm is making a concerted grasp at biotechnology. On 1 April, the Defense Advanced ...

Q: Why are we still shouting about GMOs? A: Because we’re not listening.

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Why is it so hard for scientists and the public to agree about the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) ...
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