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Plant in petri dish
04:57

New value chains through interaction between entrepreneurs and scientists

The Bio Treat Center in Venlo and the Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials will work…

Pierre Gielen


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Genetic modification of crops
01:34

FAO report describes pros and cons of gene-editing food

Gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR are more accurate and efficient than current plant and animal breeding…

Editorial office / Rome

Rice
01:19

Rice yield increases 40% by copying own gene

By giving rice a second copy of one of its own genes, researchers have increased yields…

Editorial office / Beijing

Increasing yield of rice
01:24

Scientists create rice and potatoes that grow 50% more

A genetic tweak that targets RNA can grow crops that yield significantly more food and show…

Editorial office / Chicago

Plant cells
00:44

Ginkgo Bioworks closes mega SPAC deal

US biotech company Ginkgo Bioworks has raised $2.5 billion in a mega SPAC deal aimed at…

Editorial office / Boston

DNA
00:37

‘Successor of CRISPR-Cas9 chews up DNA like Pac-Man’

Experts at the University of California, San Francisco have developed a new tool for cutting large…

Editorial office / San Francisco

DNA CRISPR
35:49

Nobel Prize for Genome Editing Pioneers

Genome editing pioneers Emmanuelle Charpentier (Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany) and…

Editorial office / Stockholm


Agenda

8th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: Europe

10:00
Postillion Convention Center WTC Rotterdam, Rotterdam

CRISPRcon 2019

11:00
Orion - Wageningen Campus, Wageningen