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Pompeo says 'significant' evidence that new coronavirus emerged from Chinese lab 4.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday there was "a significant amount of evidence" that the new coronavirus emerged from a Chinese laboratory, but did not dispute U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusion that it was not man-made.
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Coronavirus not 'manmade': US intelligence 1.5.2020 Rediff: News
US intelligence agencies said they will 'rigorously' examine the emerging information to determine if the COVID-19 outbreak began through contact with infected animals or due to an accident at a laboratory in China.
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Coronavirus was 'not manmade or genetically modified': U.S. spy agency 30.4.2020 Reuters: World News
The top U.S. spy agency said for the first time on Thursday the American intelligence community believes the COVID-19 virus that originated in China was not manmade or genetically modified.
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Novel Coronavirus Not Man-Made, Genetically Modified: US 30.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US intelligence community said Thursday it had concluded that the novel coronavirus that has swept the globe originated in China but was not man-made or engineered.
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Coronavirus originated in China but was 'not manmade or genetically modified': U.S. spy agency 30.4.2020 Reuters: World News
U.S. spy agencies believe the COVID-19 virus originated in China but was not manmade or genetically modified, the agency that oversees U.S. intelligence operations said on Thursday.
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Human trials of COVID-19 vaccine by Oxford begin 23.4.2020 Rediff: News
The United Kingdom government has pledged £20 million to support the "ChAdOx1 nCoV-19" coronavirus vaccine trial programme, with UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock saying the government would "throw everything at" finding a vaccine against the deadly virus.
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Unmade in India: Five homegrown dystopian books that have been where we hope not to go 11.4.2020 Scroll.in
Read these books to discover, at its simplest, that most human of inventions: hope.
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After series of cuts, India axes Bayer's GM cotton royalty 25.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
India has axed the royalties that local seed companies pay to German drugmaker Bayer AG for Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) cotton, a government order said, after cutting them back since 2016.
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"Coronavirus Orginated Through Natural Processes": Scientists 19.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Ending speculations about deliberate genetic engineering of new coronavirus, scientists from the Scripps Research Institute, a non-profit research organization, have claimed that the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Scientists get ready to test rival COVID-19 pandemic vaccines in animals 12.3.2020 Hindu: National
Scientists leading the fight against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 are looking to mice, monkeys and ferrets to test vaccine candidates against COVID-19, which is now a pandemic
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This Genetically Modified Lettuce May Help In Healing Bone Fracture 26.2.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
A new study has discovered genetically modified lettuce plants which could stimulate the growth of bone-building cells and promote bone regeneration.
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MMTC said to pass in 175,000 tonnes corn tender - trade 31.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Indian state-run trading company MMTC is believed to have made no purchase in an international tender for up to 175,000 tonnes of corn free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) which closed earlier in January, European traders said on ...
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Factbox: Impossible or Beyond - U.S. restaurants find partners to go vegan 25.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
The world's largest burger chain McDonald's Corp said this month that it would expand its test of a plant-based meat product with Beyond Meat patties in Canada, and other chains also are looking to serve vegan customers.
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India's MMTC gets offers in tender to buy 175,000 T corn - trade 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
The lowest price offered in the international tender from Indian state-run trading company MMTC to buy around 175,000 tonnes of corn free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was $226.80 a tonne c&f, European traders said on ...
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China approves two new GM crops from U.S. for import, renews 10 others 31.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
China approved two new genetically modified (GM) crops for import on Monday that could boost agricultural purchases from the United States, while renewing permits for 10 others, the Chinese agriculture ministry said.
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China approves two GM crops from U.S. for import, renews 10 others 30.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
China approved two new genetically modified (GM) crops for import on Monday that could boost agricultural purchases from the United States, while renewing permits for 10 others, the agriculture ministry said.
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China approves two genetically modified crops from U.S. for import, renews 10 others 30.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
China approved two new genetically modified (GM) crops for import on Monday that could boost agricultural purchases from the United States, while renewing 10 other GM imports, the agriculture ministry said in a statement.
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India's NAFED tenders to purchase 100,000 tonnes corn 20.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
Indian group NAFED has issued an international tender to purchase and import up to 100,000 tonnes of corn (maize), European traders said on Wednesday.
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Monsanto versus Farmers: In Brazil, the agribusiness giant has won a $7.7 bn lawsuit 3.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers worldwide say Monsanto’s policy of charging for every use of its genetically modified seeds violates their planting rights. But judges aren’t so sure.
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Watch: Will these (controversial) genetically modified mosquitoes eradicate malaria some day? 22.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hopes to cure malaria through mosquitoes designed to destroy their malaria-carrying counterparts.
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