Become an Advocate for BiotechnologyJuly 12, 2017
BIO launched a new campaign on biotechnology called BioAction, which targets to draw more advocates for the technology who are willing to join the public discourses about various issues surrounding the technology. According to BIO, biotech advocates must lend their voices to balance the debate especially on policies by sharing their experiences and debunking myths and misinformation about biotech. Advocates can choose from three areas of interest: Feed the World, Fuel the World, and Heal the World.
Join the campaign and download the BIO Advocate Toolkit.
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News from Around the World
- Bangladesh Ag Leaders Keen to Adopt Biotech Cotton
- QUT Scientists Develop Golden Bananas to Fight Vitamin A Deficiency in Africa
- Uganda Gov't Upbeat on Passing GM Crops Legislation
- Study Gives Insights on Shoot Growth Dynamics in Rice
- Global Team of Researchers and Scientists Publish Wild Emmer Wheat Genome
- European Commission Authorizes Five GM Products for Food/Feed Use
- JIC Scientists Biofortify Wheat to Produce Flour with More Iron
- Alfalfa STF Gene Alters Leaf Width, Flowering Time and Chlorophyll Content in Wheat
- SchRabGDI1 from Wild Tomato Confers Tolerance to Salt Stress
Plant Breeding Innovations
- Discovery of Essential MPK Genes in Rice by Studying CRISPR Knock-out Mutants
- Development of Powdery Mildew Resistant Tomato via CRISPR-Cas9
Beyond Crop Biotech
- USDA Releases Final Risk Assessment, Finding of No Significant Impact, and Permit for GE Diamondback Moth
- Researchers Develop Imidazolinone Herbicide Tolerant Borage
- ICABBE & 6th ICBB
- Become an Advocate for Biotechnology
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