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Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity
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Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
Natural ingredients in cannabis may provide a solution to the global antibiotic resistance crisis. A recent study , published in bioRxiv...
Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
2019 saw a significant shift in media reporting and dialogue around climate change and biodiversity loss. Several comprehensive and influential...
Air pollution: can we fix it?
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
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...
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
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