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wheat rust disease

New gene analysis technique identifies natural disease resistance in wheat to protect against fast-spreading stem rust

Times (UK) | 
Stem rust has devastated wheat for centuries....Now a virulent strain is spreading from Africa. Even as wheat crops wither and ...

Bill Gates’ ‘supercow’ quest: Funding for livestock genetics research aims to boost milk production

Times (UK) | 
Give a man a fish, and he will eat for a day. Give a man a hybrid supercow with the ...

Ripen on demand? New generation of GMO crops could dramatically increase yield

Times (UK) | 
Farmers could one day control when their crops ripen after the development of modified rice that flowers on demand. Despite ...

GMO rice strain yields more, requires less fertilizer

Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A strain of genetically ...

Relationship problems? Genes may be responsible

Australian | 
In a study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behaviour, scientists from the University of Queensland claimed to have ...

Gene makes saliva super-potent, linked to weight

Australian | 
Perhaps it should be renamed the Atkins gene. Scientists have found a small piece of genetic code that seems to ...

Luddites are losing the battle over GM crops

Times (UK) | 
The following is an edited excerpt.  Most speech writers would have advised a more cautious line of attack. Most spin ...
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