CRISPR remporte le prix Nobel

CRISPR remporte le prix Nobel : le couronnement de la modification du vivant

Le prix Nobel de chimie 2020 vient d’être attribué. Il récompense Emmanuelle Carpentier et Jennifer Doudna, une chercheuse française et l’autre américaine, pour leur invention de l’outil d’édition du génome CRISPR-Cas9. Dès son apparition, ce « couteau suisse » de l’édition de la vie a suscité un engouement extraordinaire. Des milliers d’applications

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German Green MEPs promote CRISPR and genetic engineering in agriculture

German Green MEPs promote CRISPR and genetic engineering in agriculture

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A group of German Green MEPs supports the use of genetic engineering techniques, which they believe could make a significant contribution to sustainable development. This is a novel approach that runs counter to the position that environmentalists usually take on this subject. In a forum on 10 June, the 22 signatories - who

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bio innovation

Decoration: the walls go green

It is well known that spring arrives with its desire for changes: cleaning, storage, decoration, ... It is therefore the time to take advantage of the latest innovations in terms of painting. The latest one is based on algae. Portrait of these new materials, which are called bio-sourced and which are moreover

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Genetics out of control

Thanks to CRISPR, this Chinese researcher was able, almost alone, to produce genetically modified babies. The information went around the world in just a few hours: a Chinese researcher announced this week that he had been able to deliver two genetically modified babies. A world premiere that has propelled

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biotechnologies

Genetically manipulated media

Biotechnological risks, access to and sharing of the benefits of biodiversity: these are the issues at stake at the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP14, COPMOP3 and COPMOP9 ), which is being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 17 to 29 November 2018. Decision-makers from more than 190 countries are expected to

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Bio-economy compasses

The living as a compass

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From climate marches, massive petitions calling for political action, rainy platforms to mobilize a definitive start... to the artists - soon to be as appalled as the economists - behind Juliette Binoche. The movement spurred by Nicolas Hulot's resignation is gaining momentum. If he is going to leave the front

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