Making real a biotechnology dream: nitrogen-fixing cereal crops

Voigt Lab's work could eventually replace cereal crops’ need for nitrogen from chemical fertilizers.

Lisa Miller | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab • mit
Jan. 10, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: bacteria water plants genetic-engineering research school-of-engineering biological-engineering j-wafs

Keeping genetic engineering localized

Researchers are developing a so-called "daisy-chain" gene-drive system that provides controls for genetic engineering of certain populations.

Helen Knight | MIT Media Lab • mit
April 2, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: evolution genetics crispr ethics broad-institute disease genetic-engineering research media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning

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