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Novartis presents data at ASH for patients with serious blood disorders like lymphoma, leukemia and sickle cell disease 11.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Novartis presents data at ASH for patients with serious blood disorders like lymphoma, leukemia and sickle cell disease
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Gene therapy helps treat boy’s life-threatening skin disease — a first 11.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
He was ailing from Epidermolysis bullosa that had destroyed about 80 per cent of the epidermis.
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Arkansas Moves to Ban Monsanto’s Blockbuster Herbicide 10.11.2017 Mother Jones
The farm-country showdown over an herbicide called dicamba, use on a genetically engineered seeds product marketed by Monsanto, just heated up. At a public meeting on Wednesday, the Arkansas State Plant Board voted by a vote of 10 to 3 to ban most applications of the weedkiller between April 16 and October 31. Scott Partridge, […]
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9-year-old boy with rare disease now has engineered skin covering 80% of his body 9.11.2017 LA Times: Science

For a soccer-playing, holiday-loving boy on the brink of death from a rare inherited skin disease, doctors have accomplished a feat of genetic engineering, surgical stamina and raw nerve.

Infections arising from blisters and sores had destroyed 60% of his skin. Just 7 years old when he arrived...

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With its real-world messaging, 'Okja' and director Bong Joon-ho tap into something special 9.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Netflix is known for not only keeping the streaming numbers for its programs and original films from the public, but often from the showrunners and movie directors who create the content as well. In theory, you’d think that would mean South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has little evidence as to...

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9-year-old boy with rare disease now has engineered skin covering 80% of his body 9.11.2017 LA Times: Science

For a soccer-playing, holiday-loving boy on the brink of death from a rare inherited skin disease, doctors have accomplished a feat of genetic engineering, surgical stamina and raw nerve.

Infections arising from blisters and sores had destroyed 60% of his skin. Just 7 years old when he arrived...

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Genetically altered skin saves boy dying of a rare disease 8.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An inherited disease called epidermolysis bullosa destroyed the 7-year-old's skin. Scientists grew new skin in the lab without the genetic flaw, and replaced 80 percent of his skin. He is thriving.
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Monsanto Bolsters Its Defense of Weed Killer 8.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A fight over a potent weapon against weeds, developed by agricultural giant Monsanto Co., is spilling into the courts.
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GMO apples heading to Midwest supermarkets 8.11.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
Genetically modified fruit salad just got real. Along with virus-resistant papayas, apples are joining the ranks of biotech fruit sold in U.S. grocery stores. The first commercial harvest of GMO golden delicious apples will be going from Washington state orchards to 400 Midwestern grocery stores this month. They will be sliced up and sold in 10-ounce bags, and because they’re modified, they take much longer to brown when exposed to the air. While GMO crops are the mainstream for U.S. commodities like corn and soybeans, that isn’t the case with fruits.
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Brexit: Ministers to publish post-EU trade legislation 7.11.2017 BBC: Business
The Trade Bill is aimed at helping UK continue to access EU agreements and seek remedies in disputes.
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Monsanto Created a Huge Problem. Now That Problem Might Be Driving Sales. 3.11.2017 Mother Jones
About 4 percent of all soybean crops planted in the United States have been damaged by a weed killer this year, the New York Times has reported. On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that more than 3.6 million acres of soybean crops had been affected by dicamba. “I think it [dicamba] is an inherently […]
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Would you wear a dress made from the threads of silkworms injected with genes from jellyfish? 2.11.2017 Fashion – The Indian Express
Monsanto attacks scientists after studies show trouble for its new weedkiller 26.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Scientists are accusing the seed-and-pesticide giant Monsanto of denying the risks of its latest weedkilling technology. Monsanto has responded by attacking some of its scientific critics.
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Monsanto And The Weed Scientists: Not A Love Story 26.10.2017 NPR News
Scientists are accusing the seed-and-pesticide giant Monsanto of denying the risks of its latest weedkilling technology. Monsanto has responded by attacking some of its scientific critics.
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Milk, salads, kitty litter, condoms: 'Non-GMO' labels sow confusion 25.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Clover Sonoma dairy has long cultivated a dual image of folksy kitsch and foodie trend-spotting.

While its cartoon mascot, Clo the Cow, cracked tortured puns on billboards along U.S. 101, the Bay Area’s top milk supplier touted its small-scale farms in the dwindling grasslands of California’s northern...

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Amid GMO strife, food industry vies for public trust in CRISPR technology 25.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Mushrooms that don't brown? Pigs resistant to diseases? Though the process does not introduce foreign genetic material into food or livestock, getting consumers to buy in will be an uphill battle.
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Amid GMO Strife, Food Industry Vies For Public Trust In CRISPR Technology 25.10.2017 NPR News
Mushrooms that don't brown? Pigs resistant to diseases? Though the process does not introduce foreign genetic material into food or livestock, getting consumers to buy in will be an uphill battle.
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CRISPR bacon: Chinese scientists create genetically modified low-fat pigs 24.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Scientists have used CRISPR, a new gene-editing technique, to create pigs that can keep their bodies warmer, burning more fat to produce leaner meat.
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CRISPR Bacon: Chinese Scientists Create Genetically Modified Low-Fat Pigs 24.10.2017 NPR Health Science
Scientists have used CRISPR, a new gene-editing technique, to create pigs that can keep their bodies warmer, burning more fat to produce leaner meat.
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Genetic scientists work to save global banana industry 23.10.2017 BBC: Business
Scientists in Australia are using genetic engineering to try and save the world's banana industry.
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