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Marshall Matz updated Jan. 4 2021

Opinion: The Code Breaker, CRISPR, and the UN Summit

In this opinion piece, Marshall Matz discusses the importance of utilizing CRISPR technology and how it can help lead to a more sustainable future, especially for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, which is set to be the main discussion at the United Nations Food System Summit.
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Nina Federoff

Are consumers ready to accept gene editing?

Americans are easily riled about genetically modifying crops, even though they know little about the science. So, what about consumer understanding of a new and much different approach to precision breeding called gene editing?
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Spkie 836

The promise and potential for new plant varieties

Most Americans have never experienced a famine or even chronic food shortages. We've grown accustomed to finding at least some types of food almost everywhere we look – the grocery store, the gas station, the food truck, the corner stores and of course, online.
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DNA

Summit peers into the future of gene editing

BERKELEY, CA, Aug. 17, 2017 – About 500 people gathered this week at the University of California Berkeley to assess the rapid adoption of gene editing techniques that appear to hold immeasurable promise for human, animal and plant health and growth.
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