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President Obama Endorses Agricultural Biotechnology

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

President Obama Endorses Agricultural Biotechnology

In a letter to Julie Borlaug, President Obama wrote about how pleased he was to join in the celebration of her grandfather, Norman Borlaug, and his life and passion for feeding the hungry through biotechnology. Through agricultural biotechnology, Norman Borlaug, known as the “Father of the Green Revolution,” made it his life’s work to eradicate world hunger...

EARTH DAY

Earth Day 2014: Biotech Makes Farming Earth-Friendly

On Tuesday, April 22, the world celebrated Earth Day, and the biotech industry celebrates the many ways that technology has helped to revolutionize farming and make it more environmentally friendly...

VACCINES

USA Today: Vaccine Opt-Outs Put Public Health at Risk

USA Today’s editors called attention to a growing public health problem: the resurgence of vaccine preventable illnesses as a result of parents choosing to forgo vaccinating their children...

BRAZIL

Brazil Fights Back Dengue Fever with GE Mosquito

The Brazil Ministry of Health has stated that the country has 321 cities at risk with 725 in other alert conditions for the Dengue Fever epidemic and confirmed that in 2013, there were about 1.5 million reported...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

STEM Video Competition Offers Cash Award

Budding scientists, take note. Biocom Institute and the Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes have extended the deadline for an online STEM video competition...

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Gluten Free: Does Glyphosate Cause Celiac Disease? Actually, No!

Dr. Peter Olins, Co-founder of Ultimate Gluten Free, provided a must read response to our GMO Answers page debunking the myth that glyphosate causes celiac disease...

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Oregon Debates GMOs (Again!)

A group of local farmers has been successfully able to get a GMO cultivation ban (Measure 15-119) on the ballot for the upcoming May 20, 2014 election in Jackson County, Oregon...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENTS

Biotech Incubator Opens in Santa Fe

Starting up a biotech company is risky business. Fortunately, there are bright, determined people willing to take that risk in hopes of developing an innovative medical, industrial or agricultural application...

BIOFUELS

Unrealistic Assumptions Lead to Unsustainable Results for Corn Stover

There is a growing body of independent research reporting the results of practical field trials for corn stover harvesting, switchgrass production, and other sources of advanced and cellulosic biofuels...

HEALTH

FasterCures Webinar: Value and Coverage

FasterCures hosted a webinar to discuss how reimbursement decisions impact innovations needed to improve health. The discussion helped provide the medical research community with a fundamental understanding of the evolving coverage landscape...

HEALTH

Resolve to Know More During National Infertility Awareness Week

Did you know that 1 in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility?
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Conferences & Events
Conferences & Events

05.12.14

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

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06.21.14

BIO Executive Training Programs

The Business Development Basics and Advanced Business Development courses support the activity that takes place at our partnering, investor and venture capital conferences each year by training individuals who are making the deals that drive this industry...

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06.23.14

BIO International Convention

The largest, most influential biotech meeting in the world is coming to San Diego, June 23 – 26, 2014, offering four days of career-boosting opportunities—from targeted education sessions and specialty forums to BIO One-on-One Partnering™ meetings with thousands of companies. Join the global biotech community at BIO 2014...

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09.11.14

BIO Latin America Conference

BIO Latin America is your opportunity to access the innovation and partnering opportunities in Latin America's rapidly-growing life science industry and to hear case studies and strategies from global bioindustry leaders...

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09.16.14

Livestock Biotech Summit

This unique conference offers a focus on genetic engineering of agricultural animals including benefits, research and development, regulatory system, and challenges to advancing health, food and industrial applications of animal biotechnology...

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