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Gene-Edited Transplant Organ Company Raises $125M

Happy pig

A spin-off enterprise from academic labs is raising $125 million for genetically edited pigs to produce organs for human transplantation. . . . → Read More: Gene-Edited Transplant Organ Company Raises $125M

Crispr-Edited Bananas Get Industry Funding

Cavendish bananas

A popular type of banana, genetically edited to resist a soil fungus that threatens this fruit worldwide, is now backed by a major American food brand. . . . → Read More: Crispr-Edited Bananas Get Industry Funding

Tissue Culture: A Novel Propagation Method for Cannabis Industry

One of the more pressing concerns is the development of propagation methods that meet the requirements of mass production. . . . → Read More: Tissue Culture: A Novel Propagation Method for Cannabis Industry

Challenge Seeks Sustainable Chicken, Fish Alternatives

D.C. fish market

A new challenge competition from XPrize is looking for alternatives to chicken and fish that look and taste like the real thing, but are friendlier to the planet. . . . → Read More: Challenge Seeks Sustainable Chicken, Fish Alternatives

Inexpensive Chip Detects Covid-19, Other Pathogens

TriSilix chip

A small silicon lab-on-a-chip device costing about $0.35 to make is shown in lab tests to quickly detect SARS-CoV-2 viruses and infectious bacteria. . . . → Read More: Inexpensive Chip Detects Covid-19, Other Pathogens

Wheat Genome Study IDs Critical Genes, Traits

Curtis Pozniak in wheat field

An international research team identified key features of the complex wheat genome, including genes affecting the grain’s yield, quality, and survival. . . . → Read More: Wheat Genome Study IDs Critical Genes, Traits

Salk, Energy Utility Partner on Carbon Capture Plants

Sorghum field

A California energy utility and Salk Institute are collaborating on engineering new plant varieties that capture and store more carbon dioxide in the ground. . . . → Read More: Salk, Energy Utility Partner on Carbon Capture Plants

Giant Hornet Genome Sequenced

Asian giant hornet

The genome of the Asian giant hornet, a species threatening bees and humans, was analyzed, with the data released by the Agricultural Research Service. . . . → Read More: Giant Hornet Genome Sequenced

Venture Fund Plans $350M for Biotech Start-Ups

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A new venture fund plans investments in early-stage life science companies addressing critical needs in therapeutics, but also agriculture and industrial biotechnology. . . . → Read More: Venture Fund Plans $350M for Biotech Start-Ups

Trial Underway for Seasonal Flu Antibody Therapy

Cattle

A participant in an early-stage clinical trial received the first dose of an experimental synthetic antibody produced in cattle to treat seasonal influenza. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway for Seasonal Flu Antibody Therapy