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Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

Syngenta will be able to use the platform to evaluate, predict, compare, and select the best genetic makeup for crop molecular breeding and genomic selection.

At the Plant and Animal Genome conference, a Danish researcher shared results from a SNP analysis of ancient grape seeds going back to the Medieval Period.

LGC will offer NuGen's single-primer enrichment technology for next-generation sequencing target enrichment.

The yet-to-be-named entity will draw on the partners' respective resources in synthetic biology and plant and agricultural products.

In Genome Biology this week: heritable DNA methylation in Arabidopsis, genetic networks linked to agronomical traits in soybean, and more.

By combining in vivo and in vitro proximity ligation technologies, highly accurate and contiguous genomes can help accelerate more traditional, genetic-marker based crop breeding.

The proceeds will be used to advance the firm's CropOS computational platform, and to develop other promising product candidates for increasing crop yields.

The proceeds from the seed round will enable TL Biolabs to fund the development and commercial launch of a $15 genomic test for dairy and beef cattle.

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.