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Researchers at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute are using tobacco plants as ‘green bioreactors’ to produce an anti-inflammatory protein with powerful therapeutic potential. Read more

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A research team from the Technical University of Munich has created a biodegradable, non-toxic, and environmentally-friendly insect repellent that can be sprayed directly onto crops of all types. Read more

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The team at biotech company CollPlant has been able to engineer tobacco plants to produce collagen for a variety of uses. Read more

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Researchers at La Trobe University have found a peptide in the flower of a tobacco plant that could be the first of a brand new kind of antibiotic. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Sustainability and Innovation

Two seemingly juxtaposed concepts, ensuring continuity of what already exits and introducing what doesn’t but should. Could the tobacco industry do both?

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