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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|

A Biotechnology Platform to Feed the Fish That Feed Us

“Aquaculture is one of the best hopes to meet the swelling protein demands for people”, said Larry Feinberg, CEO of KnipBio to Aquaculture Magazine. “It is currently a $110 billion market, and it is expected to double by 2030. The [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News|

Seafood Innovation Contest to Develop “Fish-Free” Fish Oil Launches

Fish Oil Challenge seeks innovators to streamline aquaculture feed supply chain Sept. 7, 2017—A new contest to innovate a fish oil alternative that doesn’t rely on wild-caught fish officially launched this week. The F3 Fish Oil Challenge will award a $100,000 prize [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Agriculture, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, Food, News, Press Releases|

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|