February 9, 2019

From battling disease in banana crops to overcoming avian flu scientists are seeking wider acceptance for the technology [Financial Times

 A brightly lit lab two hours north-east of London might be an odd place to find people trying to save the world’s most popular ba...

October 11, 2018

[WIRED]  The world's most popular fruit is facing extinction, and scientists are racing to use gene-editing to save it. To succeed, they'll need to overcome an even bigger problem: opposition to GMO crops

During the summer of 1989, Randy Ploetz was in his laboratory j...

June 15, 2018

Tropic Biosciences is developing decaffeinated coffee varieties and bananas with a longer shelf life using CRISPR gene editing technology that Pontifax managing partner Ben Belldegrun tells Agri Investor is drawing biotech investors into the market. 
 

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