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Metabolix and North Carolina State University Enter into Worldwide, Exclusive License Agreement for Advanced Crop Technologies

WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBLX), today announced that it has entered into a worldwide, exclusive license agreement with North Carolina State University ("NC State") for advanced crop science technology used to improve crop yield. [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Agriculture, News|

How AgBiome is Using the Plant-associated Microbiome to Create Innovative Products for Agriculture

AgBiome is a biotech company with a specialization for the more more eco-friendly methodology of using microbe based products that are aimed at developing innovative improvements in agriculture. The company focuses on the plant biome, and its microscopic ecosystem, in [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News|

SynBioBeta Opens Memberships and Registration for San Francisco 2016

SynBioBeta is coming back to San Francisco this October 4th-6th at a new venue, the South San Francisco Conference Center, for the 5th Annual SynBioBeta SF 2016.  SynBioBeta SF 2016 is the prime conference for the synthetic biology industry, where [...]

110 Nobel Laureates Take a Stand Against Greenpeace and GMO Opponents

Over a third of the living Nobel laureates have signed an open letter addressed to Greenpeace and global governance bodies asking for an end of their opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In particular, the cohort of laureates urges Greenpeace [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News|

Five Synthetic Biology Companies Named Among World Economic Forum’s Top 30 Technology Pioneers

Earlier this week, the World Economic Forum released its list of Technology Pioneers for 2016, composed of 30 companies deemed to be among the most innovative, impactful, and successful in the world.  Decisions were made by a selection committee of [...]

Peer-to-Peer Probiotics: Engineered Microbes Offer Promise in Addressing Global Malnutrition

A student-led startup based at the Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity of Paris (CRI) has come up with a promising approach to ameliorating global malnutrition via genetic engineering. Founded by five students who impressed judges both at last fall’s iGEM [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Consumer Products & Manufacturing, Food, News|