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Yield10 Bioscience Signs Research License Agreement Covering CRISPR-Cas9 Genome-Editing Technology with the Broad Institute and Pioneer

WOBURN, Mass., Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN), a Company developing new technologies to create step-change improvements in crop yield to enhance global food security, today announced it has signed a non-exclusive research license agreement [...]

Inari Secures $40 Million in Series B Funding to Expand its Development of Transformational Plant Breeding Technologies

● Inari completes a $40M Series B financing round, bringing its total funding to $55M ● Founder Flagship Pioneering is joined by Acre Venture Partners and Alexandria Venture Investments in this financing ● Additional funding will support Inari’s continued investment [...]

GM crop ruling shows why the EU’s laws are wholly inadequate

Shutterstock Ottoline Leyser, University of Cambridge The European Court of Justice has made an important ruling on genetically modified crops. Since 2003, new crop varieties produced by genetic modification have had to be assessed for their risks to the [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Agriculture, Industry Applications, Synthetic Biology News|

Calyxt and S&W Seed Company Announce Milestone in Alfalfa Seed Development Program

MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL, Minn. & SACRAMENTO, Calif – July 19, 2018 – Calyxt, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLXT), a consumer-centric, food- and agriculture-focused company, and S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), a global leader in the alfalfa seed industry, today announced the successful [...]

AgBiome LLC Secures Series C Funding

Research Triangle Park, NC (July 17,  2018) - AgBiome LLC, a private company harnessing the plant microbiome for novel agricultural pest solutions, announced today that it has secured $65 million in Series C financing that will help the company bring [...]

Yield10 Bioscience Begins Field Testing of Novel Yield Trait Gene C3003 and Novel Trait Gene C3008 in Oilseed Crops

WOBURN, Mass., July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:YTEN), a Company developing new technologies to create step-change improvements in crop yield to enhance global food security, announced that its 2018 field test program has begun based on [...]