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Amyris & Ginkgo Bioworks Complete Collaboration Agreement to Accelerate Commercialization of Bio-Based Products

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that it has completed a subsequent collaboration agreement with Ginkgo Bioworks, which is expected to be approved by the boards of [...]

110 Nobel Laureates Take a Stand Against Greenpeace and GMO Opponents

Over a third of the living Nobel laureates have signed an open letter addressed to Greenpeace and global governance bodies asking for an end of their opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In particular, the cohort of laureates urges Greenpeace [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News|

Five Synthetic Biology Companies Named Among World Economic Forum’s Top 30 Technology Pioneers

Earlier this week, the World Economic Forum released its list of Technology Pioneers for 2016, composed of 30 companies deemed to be among the most innovative, impactful, and successful in the world.  Decisions were made by a selection committee of [...]

Intrexon Responds to Short-Sellers’ Report

Holders of Intrexon Corporation stock are watching their portfolios carefully in wake of the anonymous publication last Thursday of a short-seller report that alleges the company’s technology is less cutting-edge than it claims and that its revenues are exaggerated. On [...]

DuPont Pioneer Unveils Its First Product Developed Through CRISPR-Cas

On April 18, 2016, DuPont Pioneer announced waxy corn hybrids as their first commercial agricultural product developed through the application of CRISPR-Cas enabled advanced breeding technology. DuPont Pioneer is a world leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetic, providing [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News|

Rewriting DNA: Big Returns from Gene Editing

Imagine cutting and pasting genes in DNA, just like editing a document. CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology does just that. Dubbed “the biggest biotech discovery of the century” supporters of CRISPR call out benefits such as potential cures for diseases like cancer, malaria, [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Agriculture, BioPharma & Healthcare, Food, News, Therapeutics|