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CRISPR: The Future of Food?

By: Kevin Holden, PhD, Head of Synthetic Biology at Synthego Abstract: In this article, we'll discuss the important role CRISPR may play in the future of food amidst  challenges of feeding the world's growing population. We'll also take a look [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences Announce Global Licensing Agreement on Exzact Precision Technology Genome-Editing Platform

ST. LOUIS and INDIANAPOLIS (October 3, 2016) – Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today that the companies have reached a non-exclusive global option and licensing agreement [...]

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

First Ever Commercial Harvest of Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ Arctic® Golden Apples Completed

SUMMERLAND, British Columbia, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) announced today that it has successfully completed the first commercial harvest of its non-browning Arctic® Golden apple variety.  The healthy fruit from this inaugural harvest will be sold as fresh [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

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 [...]