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Bananas Are on the Brink of Extinction. Gene Editing Can Reverse That.

Since the 1950s the Cavendish variety has held a monopoly on the banana market. But …

How Gene-Edited Sugarcane Could Reduce Society’s Environmental Footprint

Australia’s University of Queensland is currently conducting research on how gene editing could tailor sugarcane …

National Pork Producers Council President: Don’t Strangle Promising Technology With Red Tape

In a recent op-ed, National Pork Producers Council President Jim Heimerl highlighted the benefits of gene …

A Clue to Growing Food on Mars Someday

With a Rotten Tomatoes score of 93%, the Martian has become a box office hit, …

BIO Submits Comments on “Myriad” PTO Patent Guidance

On July 31st, BIO, alongside a group of international bioindustry trade associations submitted comments to …

Five Countries, One Goal: Collaboration with Global Impact in the Life Sciences Industry

During the 2013 BIO International Convention, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) and regions from four other …

Gene Patents: Common Sense from Down Under

Oh, crikey! The U.S. Supreme Court is currently reviewing briefs to consider whether preparations of …

Australian Senate Committee Recommends Against Banning 'Gene Patents'

The Australian Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee recommended against the Patent Amendment (Human …

The Global Biotech Industry Comes to BIO

The world’s largest biotech hubs are busy planning their delegations’ visits to the BIO International …

BIO submits comments on Australian Senate Patent Amendment

The Australian Senate has proposed the Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010 that …