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Pesticides, fertilizers derived from microbes offer new frontier in agriculture

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Chemicals are out. With ...

Monsanto’s Robb Fraley uses social media in effort to reach the masses on GMOs

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. If social media has ...

Personalized medicine can perfect blood typing with DNA

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Now that everyone who wants ...

Can GM yeast cure everything from Ebola to cancer?

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The offices of Adimab, a ...

Biotech giant Illumina expects patients to want more genetic tests, more often

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. You could say that Illumina ...
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Sixth grader’s expulsion from school prompts genetic discrimination lawsuit

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A few weeks into sixth ...

CRISPR patent dispute to be decided on legal technicality

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Patent Office ...

Government-funded poop bank delving into gut microbiome

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Poop is a hot research ...

Intrexon plays long game, corners market on synthetic biology companies

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. You've probably never heard of Intrexon, but ...
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Biotech companies adopting new vocabulary to escape anti-GMO stigma

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Here are some words guaranteed ...

CRISPR dispute: Who gets patent, and who wins Nobel Prize?

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Nobel Prize speculation, gossip, ...
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Pills with sensors to alert doctors up for government approval

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Getting people to take their ...

Advances in genetic engineering highlights fractured regulatory structure

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. As the battle over GMO labeling ...

Brain too clever to be fooled by virtual reality

Gizmodo | 
The faceputer ads say virtual reality is coming and it's gonna work this time. But here's some real talk: There ...

Gut microbes may be engineered to fight vitamin deficiency

Gizmodo | 
It's easy to forget how horrifying the effects of a vitamin deficiency can be. Each year, up to 500,000 children ...

Has 23andMe intended to sell customers’ data all along?

Gizmodo | 
Today, 23andMe announced what Forbes reports is only the first of 10 deals with big biotech companies: Genentech will pay up ...

Resurrecting an ancient protein that could cure human disease

Gawker | 
While dinosaurs have not yet been resurrected Jurassic Park-style, scientists fiddling with ancient DNA sequences have made a discovery that ...

Here’s your chance to own a genetically-modified glow-in-the-dark plant

Gizmodo | 
Perhaps you remember the wildly successful but also controversial Glowing Plant Kickstarter. Perhaps you're even patiently waiting for your glow-in-the-dark ...

5 ways biotech is changing our pets and wildlife

Mother Jones | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Ever since humans first tamed a friendly wolf, we've been shaping animals to conform ...
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