Topic: "Biotechnology"

December 13, 2016 1 min to read

The CRISPR craze continued

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Patents were disputed, companies went public, and CRISPR-edited cells made it into humans Ryan Cross Guide RNA (green) directs the Cas9 enzyme (space-filling structure) to a specific site in DNA (red) for editing.Credit: Ian Slaymaker & Lauren Solomon/courtesy of Broad Institute The buzz over CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology ...

December 13, 2016 0 min to read

U.S. prepares for national food labeling standard

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Disclosure of genetically modified ingredients will soon be mandatory Britt E. Erickson Credit: Campbell Soup Company U.S. consumers are beginning to see labels on food products indicating whether they contain genetically modified ingredients, thanks to legislation enacted this year. The new law requires USDA to establish by July 201...