Biomedicine & Biotech

Molecular genetic engineering has spawned a strange new allergy. No, not the kind of allergy that causes hives or wheezing; rather, an aversion to mentioning the role of genetic engineering in agriculture.
Agronomist and plant breeder extraordinaire Norman Borlaug, often described as “The Father of the Green Revolution,” was an inspiration to many of us involved in ince
Recent months have been hellish for many American farmers and consumers who buy the food they produce.
The “Social Justice Warrior Handbook,” which satirizes people who promote liberal, multicultural, anti-capitalist, anti-globalization, and politically c
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are created by moving a gene into a crop or animal. With this added gene, a new protein enhances the plant or animal.
Recent Biden Administration initiatives to boost the “bioeconomy” are an acknowledgment that the government’s current biotechnology regulatory policies are unnecessarily slowing the development of important products and processes.
Florida is known for destructive hurricanes and torrid heat waves, but at the end of December, some parts of the state experienced many consecutive days of nighttime sub-freezing temperatures and frost.
This is an excerpt. Please see the original article in the journal Regulation:
I spent 15 years as the FDA’s “biotechnology czar” at a time when many of the biopharmaceutical companies were small startups needing guidance as they negotiated the regulatory maze.
If you're sick of (or with) COVID, join the club. It's endless. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease, keeps throwing one surprise after another at us in ways that could have never been predicted early in the pandemic.
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