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Genetically engineered bacteria and yeast grow on carbon dioxide instead of sugars. Synthetic biology organisms can initiate a sustainable revolution.
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Organic farming cannot feed the world
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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
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Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
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