They’re all owned by the same person. Syn-bio billionaire, Randal J. Kirk, is banking on his latest biotech acquisitions to make more money. Kirk acquired Oxitec, the British developer of genetically modified mosquitoes in August of 2015. He also purchased O’Kanagan Specialty Fruits (GM non-browning apples) in 2015, and became the majority stakeholder in AquaBounty… Read More What Do Genetically Modified Mosquitoes, Apples and Salmon Have in Common?
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President Trump signed the Presidential Executive Order on "Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America" [Read HERE] .
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