Plant-Based Vaccine Among Front-Runners in Fight Against Polio A Researcher from Norwich is part of a consortium that has been awarded $1.5 million to develop safer polio vaccines, using a new technique developed at the John Innes Centre. The fight a… Read More

New BSPB Videos Demonstrate the Value of Plant Breeding for All  BSPB has produced a series of six short videos to explain the business and science of crop improvement, to encourage the next generation of plant scientists, and to demonstrate how pla… Read More

Stop Colony Trafficking New findings from a study by University of California Berkeley and Exeter University biologists on the spread of the deformed wing virus, which is affecting European honeybee colonies around the planet as well as wild bee popu… Read More

Syrian Crisis Causes the First Withdrawal from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) has requested the backup seed that they deposited in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to restart … Read More

Get Involved in European Biotech Week 2015 European Biotech Week is an opportunity for all supporters of biotechnology to develop events, activities and initiatives that improve dialogue on and increase understanding of this amazing technology and th… Read More

Expo Milano 2015 will be the first World Expo to take place in Europe in 15 years, and its theme ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ is of vital importance for Europe and the world. The theme will unite over 140 participants and inspire action … Read More

A new documentary has been released on a topic very near and dear to many in the seed industry: seed banks. Seeds of Time addresses the importance of preserving the world’s genetic resources in the face of climate change and a growing global popula… Read More

CropLife International has re-launched the online database BioTradeStatus, a global resource that provides data on the commercial status and national authorizations of plant biotech traits for cultivation, food and feed use, and importation worldwide… Read More