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Category: GM Crops
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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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Genetically modifying mosquitoes to control diseases sounds good in theory – but it has its risks 4.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Should things go wrong, we could end up with a more dangerous breed of mosquitoes or more virulent versions of viruses.
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Factbox: Impossible or Beyond: U.S. restaurants find partners to go vegan 27.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
The world's largest burger chain McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would test a plant-based meat product with Beyond Meat patties in Canada, joining several other chains looking to serve vegan customers.
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Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria 19.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousands of genetically sterilized mosquitoes.
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National Children’s Science Congress held at Dotma 15.9.2019 Assam Times
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Nanotechnology can make food safer. So why is it being seen with suspicion? 18.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The relatively new technology could help overcome poor yields and malnutrition but concerns about its safety to humans and the environment also remain.
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Beyond Meat shares crumble on stock offering surprise, demand for meatless burgers soars 30.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Beyond Meat Inc's shares tumbled on Monday on plans for another stock offering just three months after its IPO while demand for its plant-based burgers and sausages prompted an increase in its full-year sales forecast.
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How AI is helping farmers in Indian villages 24.7.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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