Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing | Genetic Literacy Project

The latest sign that Europe’s opposition to crop biotechnology may be fading hit headlines late last month. On October 19, the EU’s agriculture ministers
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/11/23/europe-ready-for-crispr-eu-crop-biotech-opposition-may-be-fading-as-farm-officials-environmentalists-endorse-gene-editing/

Podcast: Polymerase chain reaction—The ‘transformative’ tool that sparked a genetics revolution | Genetic Literacy Project

In this episode we’re taking a look at the story and the characters behind one of the most transformative – and ubiquitous – techniques in modern molecular biology: the polymerase chain reaction.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/11/05/podcast-polymerase-chain-reaction-transformative-tool-that-sparked-the-genetics-revolution/

How information design shapes our decision-making? – SAIFood

In a perfect world, people make rational decisions, however, we don’t live in a rational world. Dr. Lassoued investigates what effects our decision making of PNTs.
— Read on www.saifood.ca/information-shapes-our-decisions/

Chile poised to tackle food shortages and climate change with ‘Golden Apple’ and other CRISPR-edited crops | Genetic Literacy Project

Chile’s intense political unrest exacerbated by months of COVID-19 quarantine has temporarily overshadowed a relentless environmental
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/09/01/chile-developing-a-golden-apple-and-fruits-that-grow-in-the-desert/

CRISPR-Cas RNA Targeting Using Transient Cas13a Expression in Nicotiana benthamiana– Crop Biotech Update (August 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org

CRISPR-Cas RNA Targeting Using Transient Cas13a Expression in Nicotiana benthamiana– Crop Biotech Update (August 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

CRISPR-edited canola slated for 2021 field trials, moving crop closer to commercialization | Genetic Literacy Project

Yield10 Bioscience….announced that it has obtained a positive response from USDA-APHIS’s Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) for its CRISPR
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/19/crispr-edited-canola-slated-for-2021-field-trials-moving-crop-closer-to-commercialization/

CRISPR Dominates Genome Editing Market, TALENs Projected to Grow until 2025- Crop Biotech Update (August 12, 2020) | ISAAA.org

CRISPR Dominates Genome Editing Market, TALENs Projected to Grow until 2025- Crop Biotech Update (August 12, 2020) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

Viewpoint: Europe can’t produce enough food if it cuts use of farm chemicals but opposes gene editing | Genetic Literacy Project

Europe is asking its farmers to use fewer pesticides and less fertilizer, while still producing the same amount of food. If European governments were
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/18/viewpoint-europe-cant-produce-enough-food-if-it-cuts-use-of-farm-chemicals-but-opposes-gene-editing/