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Flavours made using SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

Vanilla, cinnamon, essential oils from herbs, fruity flavouringsā€¦ We use such flavours and spices to alter the taste or add depth to our foods...

Precise base editing of acetolactate synthase genes confers herbicide resistance in maize

RESEARCHERS from Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and other institutions reported precise based editing of maize genes using CRISPR-Cas9, leading to development of sulfonylurea...

International consortium sequences canola

AN INTERNATIONAL consortium of key academic and global seed company leaders from the USA, Canada, Europe, and Israel has successfully sequenced the canola genome....

How stress causes gray hair

FOR a long time, anecdotes have connected stressful experiences with the phenomenon of hair graying. Now, for the first time, Harvard University scientists have...

Research Identifies Protein for Plant Growth

Research conducted at the University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside) has identified a protein that controls plant growth. The protein, IRK, was found in...

A replacement for exercise

Whether it be a brisk walk around the park or high intensity training at the gym, exercise does a body good. But what if...

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