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USDA Withdraws Proposed Biotechnology Rule

The Agriculture Department is withdrawing proposed biotechnology regulations that were put forth under the Obama administration after critical public comments from industry groups.

 

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On June 29, 2017, the Government of the Russian Federation issued Resolution No. 770 “On Amending the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 839 of September 23, 2013”.   Read more

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First Step Taken Toward Epigenetically Modified Cotton

Scientists have produced a ‘methylome’ for domesticated cotton and its wild ancestors, a powerful new tool to guide breeders in creating cotton with better traits based on epigenetic changes. It’s an important step towards a new way of improving crops, called epigenetic breeding, say researchers. Read more

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