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In Indiana, Used Precision Ag Solutions is seeing a huge increase in farmers looking to buy used precision ag equipment and sees it as...

11,000-year-old infant’s DNA offers insight into Native American origins

In Alaska, genetic analysis of ancient DNA from a 6-week-old infant found at an Interior Alaska archaeological site has revealed a previously unknown population...

Illumina Adds Five Companies to Accelerator Program

In New York, Illumina is giving capital and access to seeding funding from angel investors as part of their accelerator program to five new...

Silicon Valley Meets Agriculture with Tuckaway Farms Use of Technology

In New Hampshire, Tuckaway Farms owner Dorn Cox demonstrates how he uses technology including precision ag, his smartphone, and drones to help run his...

Want to Know When You’ll Develop Alzheimer’s? Genetic Test Can Tell You

In the United Kingdom, researchers can use DNA from blood or saliva to analyze a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. We’ve talked about...

New Study Shows Concerning Molecular Differences Between GMO and Non-GMO Corn

In the United Kingdom, researchers from King’s College in London published their findings that there are higher levels of certain toxic chemicals in the...

Microbes hide out in desert ‘til the rain comes

In Germany, researchers from Universität Berlin discovered that Chile’s Atacama Desert wasn’t so dry and devoid of life after all. After a rare rainstorm,...

Researchers find a way to control cell movements in contact with biomaterials

In Sweden, a research team at Malmö University’s Research Center for Biofilms and Biointerfaces developed a way to control cell movements in contact with...

Microbes get memory and…ahem…gas in latest engineering project

In Texas, researchers at Rice University successfully engineered microbes to have genetic memories of their environment and events and to give off response signals...

Let your light shine – bacteria sensor lights up when exposed to toxins

In Denmark, Technical University of Denmark researchers collaborating with Israeli colleagues have built a sensor equipped with bacteria which light up when exposed to...

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