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|Tango01 ||24 Aug 2019 2:16 p.m. PST|
"Not long after Calyxt moved into its shiny new steel and glass headquarters on the outskirts of Minneapolis last summer, someone pulled her car into its freshly poured parking lot and headed for the biotech firm's front door. She caught the company's chief science officer, Dan Voytas, as he was leaving. "Um, is this a medical marijuana facility?" she asked, her eyes drifting to the rows of greenhouses at the back of the property and the high fences surrounding them. No, they weren't growing pot. They were growing something at once even more revolutionary and perhaps more controversial: gene-edited food crops…"