News tagged with rice

Nobel winners slam Greenpeace on GMO crops

About a third of living Nobel laureates—108 at last count—have signed an open letter Thursday which attacks Greenpeace for campaigning against genetically modified crops, especially one called Golden Rice.

dateJun 30, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Four newly-identified genes could improve rice

A Japanese research team have applied a method used in human genetic analysis to rice and rapidly discovered four new genes that are potentially significant for agriculture. These findings could influence crop breeding and ...

dateJun 27, 2016 in Biotechnology
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