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Biotechnology

Soybean Farmers Benefit from Nobel Prize-Winning Research

Lisa M. BalbesOct 15, 2020

Last week, the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier (Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany) and Jennifer A. Doudna (University of…

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Three Common Misconceptions about the “Dangers” of Genetic Engineering and GMOs

Marc BrazeauSep 21, 2019

In a previous piece, we looked at six of the most common misconceptions still floating around regarding GMOs: Genetic engineering is not the same as…

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Genome Editing: An Innovative Tool in the Sustainability Toolbox

Council for Agriculture Science and TechnologyAug 4, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers are among the most sustainable in the world, continuously improving production techniques to minimize their impact on natural resources while simultaneously growing…

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Genome Editing: An Innovative Tool in the Sustainability Toolbox

Council for Agriculture Science and TechnologyAug 19, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers are among the most sustainable in the world, continuously improving production techniques to minimize their impact on natural resources while simultaneously growing…

Biotechnology

Digging Deep: Harnessing the Power of Soil Microbes for More Sustainable Farming

Julie ChaoAug 12, 2018

There’s a farm in Arkansas growing soybeans, corn, and rice that is aiming to be the most scientifically advanced farm in the world. Soil samples…