Arctic Apples Update at SynBioBeta – Members Exclusive Extended Interview

Arctic Apples are coming out in stores this fall. These apples are genetically engineered not to turn brown when sliced or juiced. At the SynBioBeta conference in San Francisco, Karl Haro von Mogel sat down with Neal Carter, President of…

Better Know a Farmer: No-Till Expert Bill Crabtree

In this issue of “Better Know a Farmer”, I contacted Bill Crabtree to learn about “no-till farming”. If you’re saying to yourself, “No-till? What are you waiting for? Till when? It doesn’t make sense” then you’re not alone. Bill has…

Better Know a Scientist: Rice Research Scientist Dr Nir Oksenberg

In this month’s “Better Know a Scientist”, I’m interviewing Dr Nir Oksenberg. He works in a lab that actually makes transgenic crops! Nir’s career seems to have taken a very windy road: he completed his PhD at UCSF studying a…

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