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BIOWC18 | Day 3 Wrap-Up

BIOWC18 | DAY 3 WRAP-UP

The last day of the 2018 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology wrapped up Thursday, July 19, with a half-day of programming...

TROL Act Reintroduced in House

TROL ACT REINTRODUCED IN HOUSE

Strong patents are the lifeblood of the biotech industry. They are critical in ensuring a steady stream of capital to companies developing...

 
 
 
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Sickens 90

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK LINKED TO RAW TURKEY SICKENS 90

Ninety people have gotten sick from raw turkey tainted with salmonella bacteria in 26 states, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

 
 
 
Agroecopolis fights for food security in Greece

AGROECOPOLIS FIGHTS FOR FOOD SECURITY IN GREECE

One of its goals is to make Community Supported Agriculture programs legal in the country.

 
 
 
Long Look Into Ant Brains Provides Epigenetic Insights

LONG LOOK INTO ANT BRAINS PROVIDES EPIGENETIC INSIGHTS

To understand the epigenetic regulation of brain function and behavior, scientists are turning to ants. To understand the ants, they...

What can other cities learn about water shortages from ‘Day Zero?'

WHAT CAN OTHER CITIES LEARN ABOUT WATER SHORTAGES FROM ‘DAY ZERO?'

Cape Town's “Day Zero” was narrowly averted through drastic cuts in municipal water consumption and last-minute transfers from the...

 
 
 

GENOME EDITING IN AGRICULTURE: METHODS, APPLICATIONS, AND GOVERNANCE

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology released an Issue Paper titled Genome Editing in Agriculture: Methods, Applications,...

So how'd those avocados handle the searing heatwave?

SO HOW'D THOSE AVOCADOS HANDLE THE SEARING HEATWAVE?

A high-pressure cell recently idled over southern California like the lid of Satan's pressure cooker, wilting residents with record-shattering...

 
 
 
Turning Indonesian Farmers into Food Entrepreneurs: A Conversation with Helianti Hilman

TURNING INDONESIAN FARMERS INTO FOOD ENTREPRENEURS: A CONVERSATION WITH HELIANTI HILMAN

Working directly with more than 50,000 small farmers , 2,000 food artisans, and over 50 partners in 23 countries across five continents...

Science and She: Dr. Margaret Karembu

SCIENCE AND SHE: DR. MARGARET KAREMBU

Science and She is an online campaign of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications and its network...

 
 
 
Soybeans plunge to fresh lows as Trump's trade war persists

SOYBEANS PLUNGE TO FRESH LOWS AS TRUMP'S TRADE WAR PERSISTS

AP/Andrew DeMillo Soybean prices dropped to an all-time low Friday. China is the world's largest soy importer. Watch soybeans trade...

FDA sends $32.5 million to states for help with produce safety rule

FDA SENDS $32.5 MILLION TO STATES FOR HELP WITH PRODUCE SAFETY RULE

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is funding 46 state agriculture departments and one territory with a total of $32.5 million to...

 
 
 
MakeHistory: Highlighting History | Thailand

MAKEHISTORY: HIGHLIGHTING HISTORY | THAILAND

Over the past 25 years, Thailand has demonstrated it is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to the life sciences and biotech...

IAmScience Katalin Toth

IAMSCIENCE KATALIN TOTH

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC A chance encounter brought Katalin Toth to Mizzou. The postdoctoral fellow, first heard about MU when...

 
 
 
Maize Collaborators Embark on Ambitious 26-line Pangenome Project

MAIZE COLLABORATORS EMBARK ON AMBITIOUS 26-LINE PANGENOME PROJECT

Computational biologist Doreen Ware harvests maize tissue for RNA isolation. Photo by Miriam Chua c/o USDA The first reference genome...

Tariffs induce trade retaliation. Ouch

TARIFFS INDUCE TRADE RETALIATION. OUCH

This administration's tariffs on steel and other imports have induced the affected countries to retaliate, particularly by targeting...

 
 
 
In Farm Country, Grappling With the Taboo of Talking about Climate Change

IN FARM COUNTRY, GRAPPLING WITH THE TABOO OF TALKING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

In November 2014, agriculture journalist Gil Gullickson challenged the readers of Successful Farming -mostly conventional corn, soy,...

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