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Investing in Biological Solutions to Human Problems

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. - Frank Lloyd Wright Biology can take energy from the sun and carbon dioxide from the air to create an incredible diversity of molecules that store energy, [...]

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|

Oxitec’s Innovative Solution to Tackle Growing Diamondback Moth Pest Issue Begins Field Trials

OXFORD, UK, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 – Oxitec Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), today announced that field trials of its genetically engineered diamondback moth have commenced following the Finding Of No Significant Impact (FONSI) recently issued by the [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|

AgBiome Howler Fungicide Receives EPA Registration

Highly efficacious fungicide for specialty crops developed by AgBiome RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. [August 22, 2017] – AgBiomeTM announced today that HowlerTM fungicide received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The first product to be marketed by AgBiome InnovationsTMand developed by [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|

From spider silk shoes to algae fuel, welcome to the new age of biotech

Originally published 16 Aug 2017, World Economic Forum Science makes fact out of fiction, changing our lives through new technologies. But it’s a long road from invention to adoption. Only when a technology becomes affordable and ubiquitous enough can it usually [...]

Performance Plants Announces Key Advancement of Drought Tolerant Cotton in Bayer Crop Science Product Development Collaboration

Kingston, Ontario, Canada (August 9, 2017)—Performance Plants Inc. (PPI), a leading developer of agricultural biotechnologies for crop improvement world-wide, announces that the company has reached an important crop performance target in the development of drought tolerant and high-yielding cotton for [...]