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Online tool to track regulations globally for gene editing

The Genetic Literacy Project (GLP) has launched the Global Gene Editing Regulation Tracker, an online tool that monitors gene-edited products and processes that are approved …

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CRISPRy and crunchy: CRISPR Advent calendar explains genome editing applications in plants

Starting on December 1st and all the way until christmas, this calendar will present 24 examples of genome editing applications in 22 different plants, from …

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Collaborative networks in gene editing

A Web of Science collection of over 15,000 articles on gene editing published since 2000 shows clearly how collaborative the research in this field is. …

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Worldwide CRISPR patent landscape shows strong geographical biases

Authors: Jacqueline Martin-Laffon, Marcel Kuntz & Agnès E. Ricroch Know More: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41587-019-0138-7

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Seed World Innovation Webinar Series: Enabling Innovation with CRISPR Gene Editing

The food and agriculture industry is using CRISPR to tap the natural diversity of plants to increase the sustainability of crop production to develop tastier, healthier foods for consumers.

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The challenges of delivering genetically modified crops with nutritional enhancement traits

The potential for using genetic modification (GM) to enhance the nutritional composition of crops (for either direct human consumption or as animal feed) has been recognized since the dawn of the GM era, with such ‘output’ traits being considered as distinct, if not potentially superior, to ‘input’ traits such as herbicide tolerance and insect resistance.

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Commission in search of ‘robust response’ to gene editing challenge

The EU executive has already prepared the ground for a new initiative on gene editing to overhaul the current GMO legislation, EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has said.

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Russia joins in global gene-editing bonanza

A US$1.7-billion programme aims to develop 30 gene-edited plant and animal varieties in the next decade.

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Press Release on LLP

The Ministers of Agriculture from Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the United States highlighted that food demand is rising while agricultural production faces significant constraints, such as limited access to arable land and fresh water.

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Outcome of the council meeting

Post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform package: strategic plans.

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