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Monsanto strikes deal with Broad Institute to use CRISPR for crop modification

07:05 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | Genetic Literacy Project
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Agriculture giant Monsanto has licensed CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology from the Broad Institute for use in seed development, the company announced on [Sept. 22]… But the deal comes with restrictions that speak to the startling power of CRISPR…: Monsanto cannot use it for gene drive, the controversial technique that can spread a trait through an entire population, with unknown consequences. Since 2013 the Broad […]

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