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China’s Sinovac Biotech gets funding for Covid-19 vaccine development

Chinese biopharmaceutical products company Sinovac Biotech has received $15m in funding to advance the development of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, CoronaVac.  

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Will relaxed USDA GMO, gene-edited crop regulation fuel consumer distrust of biotech?

Plants genetically modified to make changes that also have been made through conventional breeding will not need specific federal oversight, according to a new regulation published by the U.S. Agricul..

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New biotech rules could foster innovation

Excitement surrounds new biotechnology rules announced May 14. “They will streamline approval and expedite new soybean varieties. They let us keep our tool box full of tools to be good producers,” sai..

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More robust microbial strains in biotechnology

From sourdough starters to biotechnological bugs, micro-organisms make the products society wants and needs. The new European Green Deal is dependent on engineered microbes to make biochemicals to rep..

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More robust microbial strains in biotechnology

From sourdough starters to biotechnological bugs, micro-organisms make the products society wants and needs. The new European Green Deal is dependent on engineered microbes to make biochemicals to rep..

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USDA updates plant biotechnology regulations

Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, announced a final rule updating the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act.

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British scientists start Phase II on COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers at the University Oxford and AstraZeneca have started enrolment for a Phase II/III trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine in 10,000 volunteers.  

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The role of biotechnology in sustainable cleaning products

The first sustainable cleaning products appeared on the professional hygiene market in the early 1990s and the increase in demand for these products has led to innovation and several new technologies...

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