Top news of the week: 10.11.2020.

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Food And Agriculture

On Nov 9, 2020
@AgBioWorld shared
Golden Rice: The blame lies with overcautious governments, many regulate GMOs as if they were biological weapons. Hoping to avoid unintended consequences of growing GM. crops, regulators unintentionally rob people of their eyesight and often their lives https://t.co/cHw3T02jwB
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How needless precaution kept a GMO ‘superfood’ off the market: Q&A with Golden Rice author Ed Regis

How needless precaution kept a GMO ‘superfood’ off the market: Q&A with Golden Rice author Ed Regis

Seeing what has happened to Golden Rice over the course of 20 years, nothing would surprise me going forward.

On Nov 5, 2020
@prometheusgreen shared
Podcast: Some vaccine skeptics aren't science deniers; Animal-free ice cream; Plant burgers are 'meat'? https://t.co/bzss37kXPz
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Podcast: Some vaccine skeptics aren’t science deniers; Animal-free ice cream; Plant burgers are ‘meat’?

Podcast: Some vaccine skeptics aren’t science deniers; Animal-free ice cream; Plant burgers are ‘meat’?

f you reject vaccines, you're a science denier! Not necessarily. Some people may have legitimate reasons to be skeptical. Scientists can make ice cream

On Nov 5, 2020
@SynBioBeta shared
[email protected]_lights recently built hardware to collect blood from a patient who had recovered from Covid-19. It separates out the bad cells from the helpful and lets scientists incubate them to see whether they make antibodies that neutralize the coronavirus https://t.co/8tZyguHtKx
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The Xenobot Future Is Coming—Start Planning Now

The Xenobot Future Is Coming—Start Planning Now

We're on the cusp of being able to program biological systems like we program computers. That raises some thorny questions.

On Nov 3, 2020
@AgBioWorld shared
RT @CropLifeIntl: “Having grown up in India during the 1960s and ‘70s, I witnessed first-hand how the green revolution transformed my country and helped achieve greater food security,” says Channa Prakash (@AgBioWorld), the latest in our #Biotech #FoodHeroes series. More: https://t.co/pYgAmYHUBr https://t.co/msFAI7U7wA
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Channa Prakash

Channa Prakash

CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology.

On Nov 5, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
“I have always thought that agriculture is the key to survival. If there's no food, there's no way of living and surviving," says Fernando Hercos Valicente, the latest in our #biotech #foodheroes series. Learn more about him and our other #foodheroes here: https://t.co/5YFTodUtPp https://t.co/TUdy9kI5Fz
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Fernando Hercos Valicente

Fernando Hercos Valicente

CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology.

On Nov 5, 2020
@prometheusgreen shared
African biotechnology advance: Vaccine breakthrough could prevent 'catastrophic' tick-borne diseases that cost farmers $19B annually https://t.co/TjINaMJFNk
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African biotechnology advance: Vaccine breakthrough could prevent ‘catastrophic’ tick-borne diseases that cost farmers $19B annually

African biotechnology advance: Vaccine breakthrough could prevent ‘catastrophic’ tick-borne diseases that cost farmers $19B annually

Livestock breeding is expected to be one of the engines of economic growth in Africa as it struggles to recover from the devastating impact of

On Nov 5, 2020
@prometheusgreen shared
RT @KHefferon: Creating Crops for the Future: Challenges, Technology and Sustainable Solutions https://t.co/i1NL50ULJt
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Creating Crops for the Future: Challenges, Technology and Sustainable Solutions

Creating Crops for the Future: Challenges, Technology and Sustainable Solutions

Special event hosted by Translational Photosynthesis and Register here November 11, 11 am Australia East Coast Daylight Time (AEDT UTC+11 ) which is November 10, 7pm EST, 4pm PST One of the ...

On Nov 7, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
RT @APCoAB: Biotechnology Has Helped Humans Since The Beginning of The Civilization #Geneediting is the past, present and future of #agricultural #science. It promises a better and #healthier tomorrow. @APAARI @CropLifeIntl Source: https://t.co/Zcy3o6Hlha https://t.co/sCW7BiC5xz
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Biotechnology timeline: Humans have manipulated genes since the ‘dawn of civilization’

Biotechnology timeline: Humans have manipulated genes since the ‘dawn of civilization’

The history of biotechnology shows how humans have been manipulating nature for our benefit for a long time—and how modern genetic engineering is rapidly revolutionizing food and medicine.