JAPANESE CONSUMERS PREFER GENE EDITING APPLICATIONS ON VEGETABLES OVER LIVESTOCK

A statistically rigorous online survey finds that Japanese consumers have more negative opinions about the use of gene editing techniques...

IDENTIFIED GENE BOOSTS WATER USE EFFICIENCY IN APPLES

Researchers identified a gene that can increase apple's water use efficiency when it is overexpressed. This discovery can be a potential...

 
 
 

LABELING GENE-EDITED FOODSTUFFS IS IMPOSSIBLE SAYS ITALIAN MEP

Italian MEP Herbert Dorfmann, the agriculture coordinator of Christian-democrat Europe's People Party has said that labeling foodstuffs...

EXPERTS HIGHLIGHT IMPACTS OF AGRI-BIOTECH ADOPTION IN VIETNAM

Biotech maize adoption in Vietnam shows positive impacts of higher productivity, increased farmer income, and environmental improvement,...

 
 
 

GM WHITE CLOVER FIELD TRIAL IN AUSTRALIA GETS APPROVAL

Australia's Office of the Gene Technology Regulator has issued license DIR 176 to PTM Solutions Australia Pty. Ltd. authorizing the...

EXPERTS TACKLE IMPORTANCE OF NEW BREEDING TECHNOLOGIES IN FOOD AND NUTRITIONAL SECURITY

Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center Karachi held a seminar on New Breeding Technologies for Food and Nutritional Security on...

 
 
 

HEALTH CANADA: GENE-EDITED CROPS ARE SAFE

Health Canada has declared that gene-edited crops are safe. Health Canada launched a public consultation for the Proposed new guidance...

NEW HEAT SENSING GENE TO HELP CROPS BATTLE CLIMATE CHANGE

Researchers from the University of California Riverside discovered the second gene involved in temperature sensing in plants that could...

 
 
 

STUDY FINDS SPINACH AS EDIBLE SUBSTRATE TO GROW MEAT FROM LAB

A team of researchers led by Boston College has successfully grown bovine meat by using decellularized spinach leaf as edible platform...

CLIMATE CHANGE SLOWED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH BY 21% SINCE 1961

Cornell University, the University of Maryland , and Stanford University have worked together to quantify the man-made effects of climate...

 
 
 

ISAAA WEBINAR PUTS GENOME EDITING IN THE SPOTLIGHT

The ISAAA webinar on genome editing featured the two most current technologies available: TALENs and CRISPR. Joined by resource speakers...

MANGO GENOME SEQUENCE LEADS TO CANDIDATE GENES FOR FRUIT QUALITY

Mango Genome Consortium decoded the genome of mango cultivar Tommy Atkins which can help in global efforts in understanding mango genetics....

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY WHERE AND HOW PLANTS DETECT POTASSIUM

A team of German and Chinese researchers has shown, for the first time, where and how plants detect potassium deficiency in their roots,...

STUDY REVEALS PLANTS REMEMBER DROUGHT

During periods of drought, plants use a signaling molecule that animals use to limit their water loss and gives them a kind of memory...

 
 
 

BIOTECH EXPERTS TO TACKLE IMPACT OF AGRI-BIOTECH IN VIETNAM

ISAAA invites you to the webinar, "Contributions of Agricultural Biotechnology Adoption in Vietnam" to be held on April 7, 2021, at...

PUNJAB ISSUES SCHEDULE FOR SOWING OF REGISTERED BT COTTON VARIETIES

Pakistan's Agriculture Department Punjab released a schedule for planting registered cotton varieties and advised farmers to complete...

 
 
 

FIRST KNOWN GENE TRANSFER FROM PLANT TO INSECT REPORTED

An international team led by researchers from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing discovered that whiteflies use...

CHICKPEA TO GET NUTRITION BOOST FROM HARDY AND WEEDY WILD RELATIVES

A study conducted by researchers from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in Hyderabad, India has...

 
 
 

NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS IN CENTRAL UGANDA PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR GM CROPS

Newly elected leaders from Wakiso district in central Uganda pledged support for genetically modified crops during a sensitization...

BIOSAFETY AND VARIETAL RELEASE AUTHORITIES' INTERACTION VITAL IN COMMERCIALIZATION OF GM CROPS IN AFRICA

An inter-organizational team of experts released their review of the key challenges faced by Africa countries in the development of...

 
 
 



World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab Principal, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, to...

Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab Principal, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, to Speak at Commencement

Author, political strategist and organizer Alicia Garza will serve as keynote speaker at UC San Diego's Commencement 2021 ceremonies, which will be held June 12-13. A UC San... Read more ...

Programming proteins to turn cells into molecular computers

A new method of breaking and fixing proteins could speed the development of sophisticated computer-like circuits in cells that will pave the way to new biotechnology and... Read more ...

Better understanding of fundamental cell behavior can improve drug development

Pioneering research from Vanderbilt scientists shows that cells respond differently to acute stress than to gradual stress. The findings establish an entirely new way to look... Read more ...

New method of artificially creating genetic switches for yeast

A group of researchers from Kobe University and Chiba University has successfully developed a flexible and simple method of artificially producing genetic switches for yeast, a... Read more ...

Bacteria breaking down mountains: Bioleaching to extract ores with less...

How do you break down kilometers of rock to get the metals within? You go small. Bacteria-level small. Read more ...

From Smoky Skies to a Green Horizon: Scientists Convert Fire-Risk Wood into...

From Smoky Skies to a Green Horizon: Scientists Convert Fire-Risk Wood into Biofuel

Reliance on petroleum fuels and raging wildfires: Two separate, large-scale challenges that could be addressed by one scientific breakthrough. Teams from Lawrence Berkeley... Read more ...

The right to vote is fundamental - a letter from biotechnology industry leaders

We oppose all attempts to introduce laws that reduce the rights of US citizens to vote or that restrict them from exercising that right. The right to vote is fundamental to... Read more ...

Bluebird, PsiOxus show oncolytic virus boosts CAR-T in solid tumors

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Bhargava leaves Gilead to take up post at biotech investor MPM

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Senti Biosciences in $645M Spark pact to drive gene circuits into the fast lane

Senti Biosciences in $645M Spark pact to drive gene circuits into the fast lane badams Wed, 04/14/2021 - 07:49 Read more ...