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Smartwatches to gather data on Parkinson’s patients in Toronto biotech company’s clinical trial | Financial Post
A Toronto-based biotech company is teaming up with the Michael J. Fox Foundation, strapping smartwatches on Parkinson's patients to test their data-gathering capabilities during a clinical trial
A bee genome project at the University of British Columbia will allow scientists to breed made-for-Canada-honeybee that can resist pests and disease. This is to greatly accelerate selective breeding and ensure continuing benefits for the agricultural sector and food security.
Global food shortage? How advanced breeding could domesticate 50,000 wild, edible plants | Genetic Literacy Project
We rely on less than 150 of the world's edible plants for most of our nourishment and just three make up 2/3 of the world's calorie intake. It might be time to take some of the overlooked food plants and begin a new wave of domestication aided by biotechnology.
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