Biotech Essentials, the Influencers Review

Monthly report: January 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 264 influencers like Jon Entine and Genetic Literacy, discussing hashtags such as #biotech , #pharma and #coronavirus.
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Best articles in January 2020

Hunting for New Drugs with AI

On Feb 1, 2020
@Biotechnology shared
Hunting for New Drugs with AI https://t.co/fkdzmdjhLI https://t.co/xD5vBvoU0P
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The pharmaceutical industry is in a drug-discovery slump. How much can AI help?

www.scientificamerican.com
On Feb 1, 2020
@Biotechnology shared
Hunting for New Drugs with AI https://t.co/fkdzmdjhLI https://t.co/xD5vBvoU0P
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Hunting for New Drugs with AI

The pharmaceutical industry is in a drug-discovery slump. How much can AI help?

How to future-proof your career path in 2020 (and beyond)

On Jan 24, 2020
@DavidGSmithNC shared
How to future proof your career path in 2020 - Fast Company - https://t.co/tzMkOVFzQn
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There’s plenty of uncertainty these days about how to figure out what skills will be in demand in the future. Here’s how to stay relevant, no matter your job.

www.fastcompany.com
On Jan 24, 2020
@DavidGSmithNC shared
How to future proof your career path in 2020 - Fast Company - https://t.co/tzMkOVFzQn
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How to future-proof your career path in 2020 (and beyond)

There’s plenty of uncertainty these days about how to figure out what skills will be in demand in the future. Here’s how to stay relevant, no matter your job.

Charlebois: Gene-editing in food is our next communications fiasco in the making

On Jan 25, 2020
@gmopundit shared
RT @AgBioWorld: “Gene editing: Given the GMO communications fiasco we have all witnessed over the last 30 years, let’s hope we can learn from past mistakes by making sure consumers are on board with this. Regrettably though,... we have not learned a darn thing” https://t.co/55sgdiutjX
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We are hearing more about gene-edited foods, which is an intriguing concept for some, but perhaps a scary one for others. There’s a lot of excitement in agriculture circles about the introduction o…

ottawacitizen.com
On Jan 25, 2020
@gmopundit shared
RT @AgBioWorld: “Gene editing: Given the GMO communications fiasco we have all witnessed over the last 30 years, let’s hope we can learn from past mistakes by making sure consumers are on board with this. Regrettably though,... we have not learned a darn thing” https://t.co/55sgdiutjX
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Charlebois: Gene-editing in food is our next communications fiasco in the making

We are hearing more about gene-edited foods, which is an intriguing concept for some, but perhaps a scary one for others. There’s a lot of excitement in agriculture circles about the ...

China Coronavirus Update: An Interview with Infectious Disease Specialist Sean Beckmann

On Feb 3, 2020
@BiotechSweden shared
China Coronavirus Update: An Interview with Infectious Disease Specialist Sean Beckmann https://t.co/bznqa5V7qA https://t.co/YzXe87mJ2c
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The spreading of the coronavirus that began in Wuhan, China has researchers and health officials worldwide studying the emerging virus and preparing to treat it and develop vaccines. ...

www.biospace.com
On Feb 3, 2020
@BiotechSweden shared
China Coronavirus Update: An Interview with Infectious Disease Specialist Sean Beckmann https://t.co/bznqa5V7qA https://t.co/YzXe87mJ2c
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China Coronavirus Update: An Interview with Infectious Disease Specialist Sean Beckmann

The spreading of the coronavirus that began in Wuhan, China has researchers and health officials worldwide studying the emerging virus and preparing to treat it and develop vaccines. ...

Making Dairy an All or Nothing Battle

On Feb 1, 2020
@CaulfieldTim shared
"Making Dairy an All or Nothing Battle" https://t.co/jjBaxMzVKN @ConscienHealth: "Many different ways to eat can be both healthy & sustainable. Righteous zeal might feel good, but it’s often tribal, exclusionary, and destructive. The joy of food comes from its great diversity."
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Dairy is one of those hot button subjects that attracts controversy and ignites passions. Starbucks has waded into the subject with a sustainability pitch.

conscienhealth.org
On Feb 1, 2020
@CaulfieldTim shared
"Making Dairy an All or Nothing Battle" https://t.co/jjBaxMzVKN @ConscienHealth: "Many different ways to eat can be both healthy & sustainable. Righteous zeal might feel good, but it’s often tribal, exclusionary, and destructive. The joy of food comes from its great diversity."
Open

Making Dairy an All or Nothing Battle

Dairy is one of those hot button subjects that attracts controversy and ignites passions. Starbucks has waded into the subject with a sustainability pitch.

New report outlines potential yield challenges to scale-up of zero budget natural farming in India

On Jan 22, 2020
@prometheusgreen shared
RT @agronomistag: This paper highlights a few things: 1. Increased crop yields are important globally. 2. Bio-N fixation will not suffice. 3. The supply of other nutrients from the soil is limited. 4. Zero external nutrient inputs is a dangerous idea. https://t.co/sWlDdAQ81e via @physorg_com
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A new report published in Nature Sustainability this week examines the potential impacts on food production of zero budget natural farming, a farming system that is sweeping India.

phys.org
On Jan 22, 2020
@prometheusgreen shared
RT @agronomistag: This paper highlights a few things: 1. Increased crop yields are important globally. 2. Bio-N fixation will not suffice. 3. The supply of other nutrients from the soil is limited. 4. Zero external nutrient inputs is a dangerous idea. https://t.co/sWlDdAQ81e via @physorg_com
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New report outlines potential yield challenges to scale-up of zero budget natural farming in India

A new report published in Nature Sustainability this week examines the potential impacts on food production of zero budget natural farming, a farming system that is sweeping India.

Are GMOs necessary to feed the world?

On Jan 31, 2020
@BioBeef shared
RT @BinChen72026272: Unable to deny the benefits and safety of #GMO crops, those activists has been asking if they are necessary - well, increasingly, they are! https://t.co/cLxL7ANULj
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Experts estimate that agricultural production needs to roughly double in the coming decades. How can that be achieved?

geneticliteracyproject.org
On Jan 31, 2020
@BioBeef shared
RT @BinChen72026272: Unable to deny the benefits and safety of #GMO crops, those activists has been asking if they are necessary - well, increasingly, they are! https://t.co/cLxL7ANULj
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Are GMOs necessary to feed the world?

Experts estimate that agricultural production needs to roughly double in the coming decades. How can that be achieved?

US agriculture chief urges EU to listen to science, not fear-mongering NGOs

On Jan 27, 2020
@stuartsmyth66 shared
RT @BeatSpath: US agriculture chief urges EU to listen to science, not fear-mongering NGOs https://t.co/qva3ERirZ7
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When it comes to food, EU policymakers should make science-based decisions if they want to help European their farmers tackle the “legitimate concerns” over sustainability, Sonny Perdue, the US State Secretary of Agriculture, said on Monday (27 January).

www.euractiv.com
On Jan 27, 2020
@stuartsmyth66 shared
RT @BeatSpath: US agriculture chief urges EU to listen to science, not fear-mongering NGOs https://t.co/qva3ERirZ7
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US agriculture chief urges EU to listen to science, not fear-mongering NGOs

When it comes to food, EU policymakers should make science-based decisions if they want to help European their farmers tackle the “legitimate concerns” over sustainability, Sonny Perdue, ...

Top Influencers

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Journalist dad iconoclast founder @GeneticLiteracy; focus on Ag & Human biotech/science/sustainability/religion; Emmy-winning former TV news producer, author

Follow 7.0k Followers

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The Genetic Literacy Project (GLP) fosters dialogue about the scientific, social and ethical implications of human and agricultural genetics.

Follow 17.2k Followers

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Sweden's best biotech asset is its University Brainpower. That's why Sweden is emerging to be the next #Biotech Hotspot in the world! Follow for latest news!

Follow 2.2k Followers

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ITIF life sci guru, keynote speaker, professional skeptic, biotech expert, policy wonk, beekeeper, lover of wilderness. will travel miles for dark night skies

Follow 4.4k Followers

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Academic with expertise in genetics, biochemistry biotechnology, microbiology and food science. Beh -- and loves all things Italian.

Follow 5.0k Followers

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Professor, biotech guru. I am curious about science, farming, food security, innovation, plants, history. Tweets my own

Follow 16.3k Followers

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Animal biotechnology/genomics, Uni of CA Davis, Mom/Mum, Consumer, Ag Science, 🇦🇺🇺🇸Uni of Melbourne, Food Evolution BLOG:https://t.co/LxfPv5bpCZ

Follow 7.9k Followers

Picture of @Biotechnology

All things biotech.

Follow 51.3k Followers

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BioSpace is the leading online community for industry news and careers for life science professionals.

Follow 18.9k Followers

Picture of @stuartsmyth66

I hold the Industry Funded Research Chair in Agri-Food Innovation at the U of Saskatchewan and interested in sustainability, agriculture, innovation and food.

Follow 5.5k Followers

Picture of @Labiotech_eu

https://t.co/bKA8wvjDZm is the Leading Digital Media covering the European #Biotech industry. Over 150,000 monthly visitors already enjoy it, join them now!

Follow 32.1k Followers

Picture of @Camjenglish

Science writer, editor @GeneticLiteracy, co-host of Biotech Facts and Fallacies: https://t.co/29TbduT0Wc

Follow 409.0 Followers

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Reporting for @statnews (https://t.co/qL7Vz0K6Lt) in San Francisco. 714-478-4224 for calls, texts, Signal & WhatsApp. [email protected]

Follow 15.4k Followers

Picture of @IAmBiotech

I Am Biotech is where biotech professionals and enthusiasts can come together and discuss the promise of biotech innovation. #Biotech

Follow 90.2k Followers

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The leading community of innovators, entrepreneurs, and thinkers devoted to the responsible growth of #synbio Tweets by @mnlimas

Follow 19.3k Followers

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Founder of Cambridge BioPartners, Inc.

Follow 4.2k Followers

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Talent Acquisition Leader for #Biogen. LinkedIn? Send me an invite! Tweets are my own.

Follow 13.6k Followers

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Professor of health law & science policy, speaker, TV host & author of Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? Instagram: @CaulfieldTim #Netflix

Follow 48.4k Followers

Picture of @geneticmaize

Plant genetics, IPM, sust ag... Founder @biofortified & @scimoms. Former @USArmy public health. @USDA SPS, TBT. She, please. Words are mine.

Follow 5.9k Followers

Picture of @FrederiksCoen

Agriculture and nature fan, Regulatory Affairs at EuropaBio, personal views here.

Follow 232.0 Followers