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GMO plants that produce industrial proteins could cut cost of medicines, consumer goods

Cornell University | 
Imagine if plants could be engineered to produce vaccines, pharmaceuticals, proteins and enzymes for medical, agricultural and industrial applications at ...
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14 corn genes identified that could boost vitamin E levels

Cornell Chronicle | 
New research has identified genes that control vitamin E content in maize grain, a finding that could lead to improving ...

Open-source genomic platform could aid plant breeding in developing nations

Cornell Chronicle | 
The Genomic Open-source Breeding Informatics Initiative (GOBII), a global project funded by an $18.5 million grant from the Bill and ...

From meat to veggies: Genetic markers tell us European diets shifted 8,000 years ago

Futurity | 
The genes of Europeans reflect the dietary shifts that occurred with the rise of farming, report researchers. Before the Neolithic ...
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Corn catalog: Crop’s climate adaption genes identified to help breeders speed up improvements

Cornell Chronicle | 
Over many thousands of years, farmers have bred maize varieties so the crops are optimally adapted to local environments. A ...

Fungus devastating frog populations by altering genome

Cornell Chronicle | 
A deadly fungus has decimated certain populations of amphibians globally for the past few decades, but scientists remain unclear about ...

Scientists discover genetic key to efficient photosynthesis

Phys Org | 
The following is an excerpt: Cornell researchers have taken a leap toward meeting those needs by discovering a gene that ...
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