Taking Gene Editing by Storm Friday, March 04, 2016 Gene Editing – the ability to remove or replace genes in living organisms – has been a leading driver in molecular biology. The recent emergence of CRISPR/Cas9 significantly lowers the workflow and expertise barrier. Agena, CapitalBio Partner Wednesday, March 02, 2016 Agena Bioscience (Agena) has announced its partnership to co-develop commercial tests with CapitalBio Technology (CapitalBio) for a variety of agricultural applications on the MassARRAY® System. Opening the DEFRA Treasure Trove Wednesday, March 02, 2016 The release of data by DEFRA will create opportunities for new types of applications in agri-tech, says expert adviser.Fossil Find Reveals Just How Big Carnivorous Dinosaur May Have Grown Tuesday, March 01, 2016 Researchers at imperial college London have said that an unidentified fossilised bone in a museum has revealed the size of a fearsome Abelisaur and may solve a hundred-year-old puzzle.Selecting Plants with Better Photosynthesis Friday, February 26, 2016 Scientists from Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands (Wageningen UR) have developed the first ever method for accurately and simultaneously measuring the photosynthesis of nearly 1,500 plants over the course of several weeks. The Mesoamerican Bean Decoded Friday, February 26, 2016 Sequencing of the bean genome will be key not only for improving beans production but also for a better conservation of Ibero-American genetic varieties.Groupe Grimaud Chooses Affymetrix Genotyping Arrays Thursday, February 25, 2016 Affymetrix, Inc. has announced that one of the world’s largest producers of breeding chickens – Roussay, France-based Groupe Grimaud – will use the Axiom® genotyping platform from Affymetrix in its genomic selection and poultry breeding program. Dow AgroSciences, Radiant Genomics Enter Collaboration Thursday, February 25, 2016 Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company , and Radiant Genomics are announcing a research and development (R&D) collaboration agreement to discover novel natural products for application in crop protection products. Humans Are Speeding Up Evolution Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Just three years after crayfish were introduced to a B.C. lake, two species of fish that had existed in the lake for thousands of years were suddenly extinct. But it’s what took their place that has scientists fascinated.