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"Dragan Radovanovic/Business InsiderA new analysis of genetics-risk studies has come to the conclusion that, based on what we've seen so far, people aren't making many changes based on genetic testing results for risk of certain health concerns. The s..."

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133 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales
"HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers say they don't want genetically engineered fish grown in the islands. Lawmakers are moving forward with a bill to ban farming genetically engineered fish, which critics dub "frankenfish." The bill was introduced in..."

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306 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Genetic Diversity of Livestock Can Help Feed a Hotter, Harsher World 11:20 EST 27 Jan 2016 | Meridian Institute A new report, “The Second Report on the State of the World's Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture,” from the Food and A..."

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503 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
agriculture
"There is a literal and a figurative meaning to the term "genetically modified." Go into the grocery store and the overwhelming majority of items you buy will be, in the figurative sense, genetically modified. Only no one uses that terminology for the..."

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388 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
agriculture
"Tomato plants grown from genetically modified tomato leaves at the University of Florida. Credit David Manning for The New York Times To the Editor: Re “ Europe Turns Against Science ” (Sunday Review, Oct. 25): Having been a crop genetic engin..."

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344 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
agriculture
"Maui County Councilwoman Elle Cochran introduced a bill on Friday that would require companies to disclose when they use pesticides and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the island. The bill is modeled after a measure approved on the island o..."

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552 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Walmart OK's Monsanto GM Corn By Monica Eng, Chicago Tribune 04 August 12   ejecting entreaties from consumers and activists, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it has no objection to selling a new crop of genetically modified sweet corn created by biote..."
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441 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Hendrix-ISA LLC to Build New Hatchery in Nebrasca, US 07 January 2016 US - Hendrix-ISA (part of the Layer Business Unit of Hendrix Genetics) will expand its capacity and purchases 20 acres of land in Grand Island, Nebraska for building a new 24 mill..."

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378 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"The National Animal Germplasm Collection, part of the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), is ensuring that our livestock genetic diversity doesn’t disappear. The mission is to build a germplasm collection as diverse as our present livestock popul..."
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551 words • advanced • 3 years ago
agriculture
"The typically rich and well adapted crop diversity of Albania is facing an unprecedented threat. A two-year FAO project set to conclude with a national workshop here tomorrow has responded to that threat – by developing a resilient new system for d..."

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437 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Cancer is incredibly complex. Most tumors in humans are made up of billions of cells, and a wide variety of genetic mutations are responsible for the ways they grow and spread. Modeling these tumors is essential for understanding how they grow. In a ..."

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495 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
agriculture
"U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack applauded the study , according to the Chicago Tribune , saying it "add (ed) to the long list of research that shows genetically engineered foods are safe". There is no evidence of large-scale health effects..."

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273 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Food & Water Watch , a public-interest group, is seeking to petition President Obama and Congress to revoke the FDA’s approval. “This GMO fish poses serious risks to the environment and the health of people who eat it,” its website says. Plus, ..."
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338 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
agriculture
"by Lisa Bunin, PhD, August 25, 2015 ' "Ask not what organic can do for you, but what you do for the world when you eat organic."   When you eat organic, you support a system of food production that taps into the very best of what nature has to of..."
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377 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"The Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) has started implementing a five-year strategic plan to push the growth of the country’s livestock industry, which is one of the fast-performing subsectors in agriculture in 2015. Ju..."

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290 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Biotech nod: Top global wheat scientist Sanjaya Rajaram believes advances in crop breeding needed to feed a future hungry world cannot be achieved without genetic modification. Source: News Limited GENETIC modification will need to be embraced if th..."

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2559 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
agriculture
TED
Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to isolate a gene that allows rice to survive prolonged flooding. She shows how the genetic improvement of seeds saved the Hawaiian papaya crop in the 1990s — and makes the case that modern genetics is sometimes the most effective method to advance sustainable agriculture and enhance food security for our planet’s growing population.
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873 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Once we understand the genetic architecture of human intelligence, couples will use existing fertility technologies to increase their offsprings average IQ. Today, couples who carry harmful genes, such as those responsible for cystic fibrosis, someti..."

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693 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
agriculture
"Rising temperatures, changes in rainfall, erratic weather patterns and the prevalence of pests and diseases resulting from climate change threaten agricultural productivity and therefore undermine global food security. This, coupled with the pressure..."

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849 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"LONDON , April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DalCor Pharmaceuticals today announced the completion of $150 million in private financing to continue development of dalcetrapib in a genetically distinct population of patients with cardiovascular disease. D..."

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