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Fish farming has a sustainability problem and genetic engineering might be the solution

As the world endures the impacts of a rapidly changing climate  — sea level rise, extreme weather events, warming and acidifying oceans (among many...
Mar 29, 2020
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AI and plant biotech could produce sustainable omega-3 oils

Innovators are using artificial intelligence and genome editing to develop camelina plants to produce omega-3 nutritional oils.
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Biotech can help feed sustainable, healthy diets to 10 billion people

GMOs can make nutritious food affordable to the poorest, helping us meet dietary targets to protect the environment, improve public...
Jan 28, 2020
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Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy

Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
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100-word explainer: How microalgae produce nitrous oxide

Nitrous oxide (N2O) — a potent greenhouse and ozone-depleting gas — is rising at the fastest rate in 22,000 years. N2O correlates with the growth...
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Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity

Preserving biodiversity is vital to maintain our ecosystems and keep the climate in balance. When it comes to biodiversity, we...
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Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss

Moss 2016: amidst a packed midsession at the annual conference for molecular bryologists, a sample of moss was passed around...