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Business Insider: Monsanto Wins CRISPR Gene Editing Licensing Rights — now able to circumvent GMO definition, restrictions

So long suckers!

Well, gee-willikers! Don’t that just beat all… Boy Howdy! Shucks!

“On Thursday, the agriculture giant Monsanto nabbed the licensing rights to the technology from the Broad Institute to use in its seed development. This is the first license the institute has issued to a company for use in agriculture. (The agriculture giant DuPont Pioneer, on the other hand, is collaborating with another science company, called Caribou Biosciences, to license its own Crispr crops, including corn.)
Using Crispr, an agriculture company can get around the restrictions on GMOs and, they hope, the opposition to them — because a crop altered using Crispr isn’t technically a GMO at all.”

What’s a gene drive, anyway?

Gene drive is the practice of “stimulating biased inheritance of particular genes to alter entire populations.”[1] Possible alterations include adding, disrupting, or modifying genes, including some that reduce reproductive capacity and may cause a population crash.[2][3]
Importantly, gene drives function only in sexually reproducing species, so they cannot be used to engineer populations of viruses or bacteria.

Almost forgot…

Facebook and Microsoft are going to cure all diseases.

Will you be invited?

Act now, supplies are limited!
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