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Food Evolution Explores the Science and Real-world Implications of GMOs

Food Evolution, a documentary directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, opens by showing the deliberations of a county council on Hawaii’s Big Island. They debate whether or not to turn the island into a GMO-free [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News|

Mars and Partners Launch Uncommon Collaboration to Crowdsource Gaming Solutions that Solve Aflatoxin

Collaboration could spell "game over" for aflatoxin - the dangerous toxin found in peanuts, spices and corn SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated and collaborators launched an innovative food safety initiative to crowdsource solutions to solve aflatoxin, a little [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

USDA to Re-engage Stakeholders on Revisions to Biotechnology Regulations

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced it is withdrawing a proposed rule to revise the Agency’s biotechnology regulations and will re-engage with stakeholders to determine the [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Takeaways from SynBioBeta SF 2017

Another year, another SynBioBeta conference in the books. This year we were back at the beautiful UCSF campus, one of the birthplaces of synthetic biology with the development of recombinant DNA. This was the most impressive year yet, and it [...]

Benson Hill Biosystems Launches the First Fully Enabling Genome Editing System for Crop Improvement

System Available to Partners to Leverage Natural Plant Genetic Diversity LONDON, UK. — October 19, 2017—Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company dedicated to unlocking the natural genetic potential of plants, today announced at the Future Food-Tech Conferencethe commercial launch of [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|

ToolGen and RebelBio announce the agreement for collaboration using ToolGen’s CRISPR/Cas9 IP

Cork, Ireland & Seoul, South Korea - October 23d, 2017 - ToolGen, Inc. (KONEX, 199800), a biotechnology company specializing in genome editing, and RebelBio, the world’s first life sciences accelerator, announced today that the companies have reached a collaboration agreement for [...]