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Sustainable way to make a prized fragrance ingredient

Laurent Daviet, Michel Schalk and colleagues explain that ambergris, a waxy substance excreted by sperm whales, has been prized as a fragrance ingredient for centuries. Ambergris has a pleasant sweet and earthy scent of its own, and it enhances other scents in high-end perfumes. With sperm whales an endangered species, and natural ambergris not used […]

Capital Press | Firm developing non-GMO herbicide-resistant varieties

Capital Press | Firm developing non-GMO herbicide-resistant varieties (like potatoes).

Greenpeace’s disinformation campaign against Golden Rice, and science, prevails in China | Genetic Literacy Project

Greenpeace’s disinformation campaign against Golden Rice, and science, prevails in China | Genetic Literacy Project.

India Must Listen to Its Farmers: An Indian Farmer’s Appeal to Access Biotechnology

India Must Listen to Its Farmers: An Indian Farmer’s Appeal to Access Biotechnology.

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