Unseen by the naked eye, there are enough microbials to circle the earth 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 times, according to Novozymes. These tiny organisms could hold the key to unlocking corn and soybean yields and researchers are investing more time and money into them.
“It is important to understand the need for this weed-control technology and we cannot stress enough how vital it is to use this, and all crop protection tools according to label, while employing good stewardship practices,” said Jay Vroom, president and CEO of CropLife America. Read moreRead More »
In the early days of gene editing, biologists had a molecular tool kit that was somewhat akin to a printing press. Which is to say, altering DNA was a messy, labor-intensive process of loading genes onto viruses bound for target cells. Read moreRead More »