15 Februar 2013

Dandelion tires? It’s not a Beatles lyric, it’s biotech

Commercial dandelion tires to be ready for production in as little as five to ten years

The dandelion’s bright yellow bloom and fuzzy, parachute-like seeds are a familiar sight across the continents.

But scientists at Dutch biotech firm KeyGene believe the flower’s true beauty could lie beneath the soil.

…Full text: edition.cnn.com/2013/02/14/tech/dandelion-tires-latex-biotech/?hpt=hp_inthenews

Tags: latex, DNA profiling technologies, mutations, GM crops, crosses

Source: CNN, 2013-02-15.

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