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Genetic Pesticides Could Target Individual Species
Current approaches are much less narrowly focused.
Is Kickstarter Hostile To Science?
By discouraging a promising science project, Kickstarter could be encouraging corporate monopolies, enabling sloppy legislation, and keeping cool glow-in-the-dark plants out of our houses.
How Genetics Is Perfecting The Christmas Tree
The Fraser fir is an ideal Christmas tree, but it could always use improvement. One tree scientist is making them stronger and hardier.
Today’s Turkeys Are Genetically Barren Compared To Their Wild Ancestors
Ancient turkeys weren’t your average Butterball.
BeerSci: Uncovering The Secrets Of Barley
Scientists sequenced the barley genome recently. Will this make for better beer? Or are the implications more nuanced?
Enviropig, the Genetically Engineered Eco-Friendly Pork, Is Off the Table
That's all, folks, for what might have been the first GM animal approved for dinner
Machine Can Tell If Plants’ Genes Are Modified By Watching Them Grow
Watching a plant grow and develop roots can be as tedious as … watching a plant grow. But seeing plant...
Can The Bulldog Be Redesigned?
The breed risks collapsing under its own traits
Genetic Tweak Creates a Mouse With Super-Endurance
Researchers from University of Lausanne and EPFL University in Switzerland have developed genetically altered mice that have far higher physical...
Rice Is Genetically Modified to Produce Human Blood Protein
You can’t squeeze blood from a turnip, but it might be possible to extract it from rice. Blood protein, at...