World’s first gene-edited wheat harvested

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc., a consumer-centric, food- and agriculture-focused company, completed the inaugural harvest of its high-fiber wheat product, the world’s first gene-edited, consumer-focused...

Mediterranean diet enriched with fatty fish reduces childhood asthma symptoms

In Australia, a clinical trial led by La Trobe University has shown eating fish such as salmon, trout and sardines as part of a...

Corteva Agriscience and the International Rice Research Institute boost rice sustainability

In Singapore, Corteva Agriscience and the International Rice Research Institute announced a multi-year framework agreement on collaborative rice research, deployment of new breeding technologies...

Researchers look to cephalopods for another source of protein

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Dogwood Alliance joins groups from 30 countries in opposing biomass energy

In North Carolina, a loud chorus of civil society organizations representing hundreds of thousands of people around the world has come together to release...

Agricultural impacts from climate change lead world hunger

In New York, world hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations' annual food security report. The total number...

EXPLO goes underwater to explore the birth of agriculture

In Switzerland, an international team of researchers led by the University of Bern created EXPLO (Exploring the dynamics and causes of prehistoric land use...

How to feed 10 billion people in 2050

In Sweden, according to a new study, a global shift towards healthy and more plant-based diets, halving food loss and waste, and improving farming...

Have we found the brain’s sleep switch?

In Massachusetts, building on research from two decades ago, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers have demonstrated that, at least in mice, a region...

DARPA wants to modify crops using insects and viruses

In Washington, D.C., a research program that could allow crops to respond more readily to factors like changing climate proposes introducing genetic changes into...

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