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Tissue-Pixelation Chip Measures Spatial RNA Expression in Tumor Samples - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
“This is followed by tissue fixation (10 min), permeabilization (30 min), loading of wells with amplification reagents (2 min), and finally on-chip RT-LAMP reaction on a hot plate (45 min),” the authors state. "Laser capture microdissection (LCM ...

Study Shows How Dams Affect Ecology of Colorado Rivers - News Deeply


News Deeply
The dam across the Dolores River that forms McPhee Reservoir is downstream from the small town of Dolores. It forms the fifth biggest reservoir in the state and holds back about 381,000 acre-feet of water. McPhee Reservoir supplies the agricultural ...

Amity Manning Receives Smith Family Foundation Award for Research on the Molecular Biology of Cancer Cells - WPI News


WPI News
Amity Manning, assistant professor of biology and biotechnology, has received a three-year, $300,000 award from the Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research. The grant will support her research on the molecular biology of ...

USDA: Agricultural Biotechnology

Fort Collins - United States

One of three Federal Agencies, along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), primarily responsible for regulating biotechnology in the USA.

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United States

Information about research on the fumigant used to control insects, nematodes, weeds, and pathogens in more than 100 crops, in forest and ornamental nurseries, and in wood products.

USDA: Biotechnology
United States

USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century. USDA plays a key role in assuring that products produced using biotechnology are safe to be grown and used in the United States. Once these products enter commerce, USDA supports bringing these and other products to the worldwide marketplace.

Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United Kingdom

Umbrella group for the agricultural biotechnology industry in the UK which promotes the role of biotechnology in sustainable agriculture and acts as a source of information about agricultural biotechnology.

National Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United States

Not-for-profit consortium of agricultural research and teaching governmental agencies, institutions, universities in the USA. Sponsors meetings and forums to discuss issues, including the environment. Includes goals and contacts in Ithaca, New York.

United States

Supports the development of expertise in Africa, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Philippines in the areas of research, policy development, licensing, and outreach, to help reduce poverty and hunger through agricultural biotechnology.

The Ecological Impacts of Agricultural Biotechnology
United States

Biotechnology may someday be considered a safe agricultural tool but studies suggest it may have harmful ecological consequences, such as: spreading genetically-engineered genes to indigenous plants increasing toxicity, which may move through the food chain disrupting natures system of pest control creating new weeds or virus strains

The Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
South Africa

FABI is a group of post-graduate research teams working in the general field of forest and agricultural pathology and biotechnology with a strong focus on fungi. University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute [FABI]
South Africa

FABI was established in 1997, based on a recognition that the future of Forestry and Agriculture in South Africa will depend strongly on the incorporation of new technologies into these industries. Opportunities for Forestry and Agriculture that have emerged in recent times from the application of biotechnology and bioinformatics are immense, and almost beyond imagination. Currently, forestry and food crops containing novel genes are already bein

USDA PLANTS Database
United States

Plant names, photos, fact sheets, and information on culturally significant plants, noxious and invasive plants, and threatened and endangered plants, with links to thousands of plant-related sites and software tools.

Nutria - USDA Factsheet
United States

Description, identification, behavior, damage to the environment, and efforts to manage Myocastor coypus in the United States. [PDF]