Applied Markets

News on genetics and genomics applications in the Ag-Bio, Veterinary, Forensics, Food Safety, and Environmental Testing markets.

The company uses genome editing technologies for agricultural and biomedical applications, including therapeutic cell, tissue, and organ generation.

MBio will use the funding to refine its diagnostic tool and to improve manufacturing as the firm scales up to support its commercialization partners.

The consortium sequenced the bread wheat variety Chinese Spring, which has been used to develop genetic resources used by wheat researchers.

The system is designed to detect single amino acid polymorphisms in touch skin samples that can be used to identify specific people.

The teams, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and NYU Langone Health, generated viable yeast strains with just one or two chromosomes.

23andMe's Anne Wojcicki ponders DNA and what it means to be human in a New York Times essay.

A new estimate places the last universal common ancestor to life on Earth as living 3.9 billion years ago, Inverse reports.

In PNAS this week: retinitis pigmentosa gene therapy, role of microbiome in growth stunting, and more.

Bloomberg reports that researchers and drug companies are modeling anti-obesity treatments after the rare genetic condition essential fructosuria.