The company's pilot program showed that farms are able to generate 10 to 20 times more protein per acre and use five to 10 times less water than other crops, like alfalfa.
The success of CRISPR technology in agriculture has been well documented as a way to manipulate plant genomes to make them more pest and climate resistant and grow more consistent products.
Ali Amin-Javaheri grew up in the chemicals business. His father had worked for Iran’s state-owned chemical company and when the family fled the country in the nineteen eighties during the Iran-I
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The FDA approval process can be like navigating a minefield for health startups hoping to get through regulations and begin selling to the American public. YC company Enzyme.io hopes to help these sma
A San Francisco startup called Trace Genomics wants to help farmers diagnose and improve the health of the soil where they want to raise crops before it’s harvest time and too late to change course.
David Lee, a former Google executive who for several years ran the seed-stage venture fund SV Angel, is back with his own new firm, shows an SEC filing. The outfit is called Refactor Capital and it&#