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Genetics and Tax Incentives Being Used to Combat Deathly Citrus Greening Disease

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In India, the genetically modified debate continues as a group of seven farmers’ unions petition to the Prime Minister to allow the implementation of...

Combining Organic Practices and Genetics to Improve Marijuana

In California, Alaina Austin, founder of Green Fire Genetics, has been working on creating new strains of cannabis, yes, marijuana, that no one else...

The Secrets of Wine Exposed Through Genomics

In California, cabernet sauvignon’s secrets have been discovered with scientists having sequenced the full genome of this popular wine grape. Computer algorithms combined with...

Veritas Genetics Gets $30 Million to Expand

In Massachusetts, Lilly Asia Ventures, Trustbridge Partners, and Jiangsu Simcere Pharmaceutical gave Veritas Genetics $30 million in Series B funding. Veritas Genetics focuses on...

Big Data Helps Farmers’ Profits According to USDA

In Washington, DC, the United States Department of Agriculture released data showing that larger farmers (over 2,900 acres) are using more technology and precision-agriculture...

A Better Brew: Genetics Being Used for Yeast Improvements in Beer

In California, White Labs is working with a Belgian genetics laboratory to research, improve and expand yeast strains for beer brewing. The lab has...

Novocraft Launches New Genome Data Management and Analytics Platform

In Malaysia, Novocraft Technologies is rolling out its first Genome Data Management and Analytics Platform, NovoWorx. Novocraft focuses on next-gen DNA technologies for various...

Boeing, SpaceX race to be decided by microbial engineering: report

The race between Boeing and Elon Musk’s SpaceX to put the first human on Mars may not be decided by who can build the...

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