The breeding of strawberries
The breeding of strawberries is a long story that starts with the selection and cultivation of European strawberry species in western Europe in the 1400s while a similar discovery and cultivation occu...
The breeding of strawberries - Wikipedia
Cancer Cells Engineered to Fight Their Own Kind
Scientists Engineer Cancer Cells to Fight their Own Kind.
The first synthetic embryo has been born
The first synthetic embryo has been born without a sperm or egg.
Will spiders and goats make us bulletproof?...
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Agricultural Economists' Brief Assessment Of NYT 'Doubts About the Promised Bounty.. | GMO Answers
Two agricultural economists refute claims that GM crops have not increased yields and GM technology has not reduced pesticide applications with concrete data and credible insight.
Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed
A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.
Cloning Does Not Lead To Early Aging — Relatives Of Dolly Doing Well
Using relatives of Dolly the Sheep, scientists have found that cloned animals do not age faster than their non-cloned peers.
107 Nobel laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOs
It's the latest sign of a rift between the scientific establishment and anti-GMO activists. More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically mo...
Poland Becomes 14th European Nation to Officially Ban GMOs
Continuing a trend of GMO bans sweeping across Europe, the nation of Poland has officially announced its decision to join 13 other nations so far in excluding Monsanto’s controversial crops from its n...
Creation Of Minimal Cell With Just The Genes Needed For Independent Life
Researchers have designed and synthesized a minimal bacterial genome, containing only the genes necessary for life, and consisting of just 473 genes.
Tiny Vermont Brings Food Industry To Its Knees On GMO Labels
General Mills’ announcement on Friday that it will start labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients to comply with a Vermont law shows food companies might be throwing in the towe...
Ethicists Approve “3 Parent” Embryos To Stop Diseases, But Congressional Ban Remains
An elite panel of scientists and bioethicists offered guarded approval Wednesday of a novel form of genetic engineering that could prevent congenital diseases but would result in babies with genetic m...
​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate
Genetically-modified plants can be a boon to farmers (and corporations), but skeptical consumers want more answers about food safety
List of strawberry diseases
This article is a list of diseases of strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa).
List of strawberry diseases - Wikipedia
Genetic engineering
Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology. New DNA may be inserted in the host genome by first isolating and copyin...
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Genetically modified organism
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. GMOs are the source of genetically modified foods and are also widel...
Genetically modified virus
A genetically modified virus is a virus that has gone through genetic modification for various biomedical purposes.
Genetic modification involves the insertion or deletion of genes. When genes are...
Genome editing with engineered nucleases
Genome editing, or genome editing with engineered nucleases (GEEN) is a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, replaced, or removed from a genome using artificially engineered nucleases...
Genome editing with engineered nucleases - Wikipedia
Cloning
In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals that occurs in nature when organisms such as bacteria, insects or plants reproduce asexually. C...
Cloning - Wikipedia
Cre-Lox recombination
In the field of genetics, Cre-Lox recombination is known as a site-specific recombinase technology, and is widely used to carry out deletions, insertions, translocations and inversions at specific sit...
Cre-Lox recombination - Wikipedia
Genetic pollution
Genetic pollution is a controversial term for uncontrolled gene flow into wild populations. This gene flow is undesirable according to some environmentalists and conservationists, including groups suc...
Knockout mouse
A knockout mouse is a genetically modified mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or "knocked out", an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of...
Knockout mouse - Wikipedia
Nonreciprocal translocation
In genetics, nonreciprocal translocation involves the transfer of genes from one chromosome to another, nonhomologous chromosome.
Tetraploid complementation assay
The tetraploid complementation assay is a technique in biology in which cells of two mammalian embryos are combined to form a new embryo. It is used to construct genetically modified organisms, to stu...
Deletion mapping
In genetics and especially genetic engineering, deletion mapping is a technique used to ascertain the location of mutation sites within a gene. The principle of deletion mapping involves crossing a st...