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Two former members of Google’s skunkworks division have launched a biomanufacturing company

Biomanufacturing technologies — taking modified versions of existing organisms and bending them to the will of humans — has moved from the world of science fiction to becoming a new reality. Across the startup landscape companies are launching to make synthetic spider silk, or make leather substitutes, or meat substitutes, or novel chemicals and pharmaceuticals. ...

Farmers step up to the plate

08.27.2008 · Posted in Technology Articles

Farmers step up to the platernMatt HartwigrnAugust 12, 2008rnFarmers in the US have faced obstacles of historic proportions this year as flooding rain threatened to severely hamper crop production in the American Midwest. Critics sought to capitalize on this misfortune, adding insult to injury for an element of nature completely out of their control. ...