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Heres how and why this Seattle startup is bioengineering rhino horns – Puget Sound Business Journal

Pembient, which was founded at the beginning of this year, aims to bioengineer synthetic rhinoceros horns with the end goal of replacing the illegal wildlife trade. via Heres how and why this Seattle startup is bioengineering rhino horns – Puget Sound Business Journal.

FrankenFoodFacts: Review of “Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Activity in Kids Born from Goats Fed Genetically Modified Soybean”

“Im not a member of PETA. But I believe that scientists have a responsibility to perform animal studies judiciously. If its not necessary, if theres another way to reach the same conclusion, then give it a shot before you resort to animals.” via FrankenFoodFacts: Review of "Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Activity in Kids Born from Goats Fed […]

Unearthed: Can this GMO save our oceans? – The Washington Post

Scientists at DuPont have genetically modified a yeast to produce a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid, essential to human health and previously available in meaningful quantity only from marine sources. In other words, they can create in the lab something that, up until now, we’ve had to harvest wild fish to obtain. via Unearthed: Can this […]

Genetic Engineering Not Significantly More Dangerous Than Conventional Breeding

Genetic Engineering Not Significantly More Dangerous Than Conventional Breeding. Every form of plant breeding has unknown outcomes. Conventional breeding of wheat will result in a plant with about 3,000 alien genes. The breeder does not know where the vast majority of “alien” genes are or what they might express. This has been done safely for […]

Artificial vs Natural Watermelon & Sweetcorn | James Kennedy

Artificial vs Natural Watermelon & Sweetcorn | James Kennedy.

Meatless startups dream up alt foods

For years, companies have tried to develop alternatives to cheese, meat and eggs — foods that people increasingly avoid for health, environmental or ethical reasons. The challenge is to find perfect substitutes with comparable taste and texture. Finally, after years of false starts, new companies with real business models are sprouting in the Bay Area […]

Mark Lynas » Bt brinjal in Bangladesh – the true story

Bt brinjal (eggplant) via Mark Lynas » Bt brinjal in Bangladesh – the true story.

Genetically engineered mosquitoes could be vital weapon against malaria | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional

Genetically engineered mosquitoes could be vital weapon against malaria | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional.

FrankenFoodFacts: Genetically modified dengue fighters

FrankenFoodFacts: Genetically modified dengue fighters.

GMO Tobacco Discovery Could Lead To Safer Insecticides – Science 2.0 (2014)

Alexander J. Stein – GMO Tobacco Discovery Could Lead To Safer Insecticides – Science 2.0 (2014).

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