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A parasite is targeting bananas crops around the world — but African scientists are using CRISPR to stop it

A parasite is targeting bananas crops around the world — but African scientists are using CRISPR to stop it

ZME Science | 
All the cultivated banana varieties are susceptible to diseases — and Banana xanthomonas wilt (BXW) is particularly problematic. BXW is ...
Worried that GMO seeds are bred in a lab? They’re not as unnatural as you think. 1 in 20 plants are naturally transgenic

Worried that GMO seeds are bred in a lab? They’re not as unnatural as you think. 1 in 20 plants are naturally transgenic

ZME Science | 
Genetic modification is a process that sometimes happens naturally at the hands of bacteria, a new study concludes. Dozens of ...

Scientists cut HIV from animal cells using CRISPR gene editing

ZME Science | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For the first time ...

Newly discovered organism may bridge evolutionary gap between simple and complex cells

ZME Science | 
The discovery of a new microorganism may help bridge the knowledge gap between simple and complex cellular organisms, also shedding ...
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