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GreenLight Biosciences Announces Series D Financing, Unveils RNA Strategy

MEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. announced today the completion of its $18 million Series D round of financing led by Fall Line Capital. S2G Ventures, Lewis and Clark Ventures, and Macro Capital Investments participated in the round, along with [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks join forces for sustainable agriculture, forming new company with USD 100 million Series A

- The novel company will focus on transformational beneficial microbes for plants to provide growers with next generation solutions to their biggest challenges - Initial activities will focus on nitrogen fixation, minimizing agriculture's environmental impact - The work combines the [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Arcadia Biosciences To Accelerate Agricultural Trait Development with CRISPR-Cas9

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKDA), an agricultural technology company, announced today that it has signed a global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for research use of the CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology in agriculture. The [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Benson Hill Biosystems Launches Novel Genome Editing CRISPR 3.0 Technology

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company that uses cloud biology to unlock the genetic potential of plants, today announced at the Ag Innovation Showcase the commercial launch of CRISPR 3.0, a novel family of Cms1 [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

AgriMetis Announces Publication of L-Glufosinate Patent Application

LUTHERVILLE, MD – September 11, 2017 – AgriMetis, LLC today announced that the international patent application covering its broad-spectrum herbicide product of L-glufosinate (Glu-L™) has published. The method for the production of Glu-L described in this published application allows for [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Agriculture, News|

Nothing to hide: An interview with Hadyn Parry

I remember sitting in a classroom during a summer course on synthetic biology and questioning just how much of this was science fiction and how much was interesting research that would never make it out of Nature (the journal) and [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Agriculture, BioPharma & Healthcare, Crop Protection, Disease Prevention, News|