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Pope Francis' Encyclical Includes Ambivalent Remarks on Ag Biotech

On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis released on the Vatican website an encyclical letter that …

The Future of Health and Medicine in the Digital Era

Dr. Daniel Kraft is a well-known Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist and innovator with over …

The Many Definitions of Synthetic Biology

Today, June 16, 2015, attendees had access to several robust sessions during our Industrial & …

The Last Thing Africa Needs to be Debating is GMOs

The point I am about to make has been made before, but I like to …

Solazyme CEO Jonathan S. Wolfson to Receive the 2015 BIO George Washington Carver Award

In recent news, BIO has named Solazyme CEO and co-founder Jonathan S. Wolfson as the …

The White House Releases its Strategy for Restoring Pollinator Habitats

Today, The White House released its National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and …

Is a National Fund to Promote Organic Produce a Good Idea?

Slate recently posted an interesting discussion about the Organic Trade Associations’ requested check-off program. “Checkoff” programs …

G-20 Enacts Plan for Improving Global Food Security

Agripulse reported that on Monday, May 11, 2015, the United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released …

European Union Lags Well Behind the U.S. in Innovation

There are many different explanations for the euro crisis: poor fiscal management, loose banking regulation, etc…But …

LanzaTech CEO Holmgren Selected to receive the 2015 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award

BIO announced today that Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer of the innovative carbon recycling …