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What's the right question to ask about GMOs?

I would argue that the source of a transgene and its method of introduction are irrelevant to the safety of the resulting plant. A gene is a gene — it is a sequence of DNA and, as a molecule, DNA has zero chance of ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Using light to control cell clustering

A new study from engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of California, Berkeley, pairs light and genetics to give researchers a powerful new tool for manipulating cells. Results of the study, published ...

dateFeb 12, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Study questions existence of housekeeping genes

In a study to better understand the role of the body's "housekeeping" genes, scientists in the Departments of Chemistry and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University scoured every existing database of ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Biotechnology
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