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Crops evolved 10 millennia earlier than thought

Ancient hunter-gatherers began to systemically affect the evolution of crops up to thirty thousand years ago – around ten millennia before experts previously thought – according to new research by the University of Warwick.

dateOct 23, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Infectious diseases: CTRL + ALT + Delete

Gene editing is revolutionizing the bioscience research landscape and holds great promise for "deleting" diseases from human bodies. Sandia National Laboratories is working to make this technology safer and to ensure that ...

dateNov 21, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Jet fuel from sugarcane a realistic prospect

The aviation industry produces 2 percent of global human-induced carbon dioxide emissions. This share may seem relatively small – for perspective, electricity generation and home heating account for more than 40 percent ...

dateNov 21, 2017 in Biotechnology
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