John van der Oost has a bone to pick with Europe. Van der Oost is a microbiologist at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. His research in the late 1990s contributed to the development of the CRISPR Cas9 gene editing technology which, among other gene editing tools, has the potential to produce climate-resilient crops to curing genetic diseases in humans to other genomic modifications in both people and animals.
As it has with other crops, including cotton, corn and wheat, China is fast becoming the 800-pound gorilla in the world’s rice markets. Read moreRead More »
AS WE MOVE rapidly through the rounds of negotiations designed to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an observer can become so focused on today’s specific issues that they lose sight of the agreement’s value over the past 25 years. Read moreRead More »