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The U.K.'s Department for International Development (DFID) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have announced £7 million (US$13.8 million) in funding for 12 new research projects aimed at "tackling" pests, diseases, and harsh environmental conditions...
This research paper discusses policy and constraints on biotechnology product development in East Africa. It recommends: 1) developing and implementing clear national policies and regulations on biotechnology research and development (R&D), with an emphasis on encouraging private sector innovation and...
Researchers at China's Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences have developed a new device for the detection of genetically modified (GM) material. The device, called a "reagent box," can identify in 50 minutes whether agricultural products are genetically modified. Sources say it...
The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) determined that genetically engineered StarLink corn did not cause allergic reactions in 17 people who had reported reactions after eating corn tacos and tortillas last fall. Blood tests did not find signs of antibodies to the Cry9c protein, which...
American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) President Andy Lavigne has said that new regulations on genetically modified (GM) plants proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) should hopefully allow new crop technologies to reach farmers more quickly. Lavigne sys the proposed regulations offer...
Paul Heisey of the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides an overview of the impact of agriculture research and development (R&D) for food security in developing countries. Heisey states, "Investment in agricultural R&D that complement other policy measures in enhancing incentives to producers and...
Paul Heisey of the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides an overview of the impact of agriculture research and development (R&D) for food security in developing countries. Heisey states, "Investment in agricultural R&D that complement other policy measures in enhancing incentives to producers and...
The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) determined that genetically engineered StarLink corn did not cause allergic reactions in 17 people who had reported reactions after eating corn tacos and tortillas last fall. Blood tests did not find signs of antibodies to the Cry9c protein, which...
Earlier this week, Agilent Technologies, a global communications, technology, and life sciences firm based in Palo Alto, California, announced the development of a new method for rapid detection of genetically modified (GM) content in food products. According to the article, Agilent's new technique...
Earlier this week, Agilent Technologies, a global communications, technology, and life sciences firm based in Palo Alto, California, announced the development of a new method for rapid detection of genetically modified (GM) content in food products. According to the article, Agilent's new technique...