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Indigo’s Preliminary Commercial Data Demonstrate Significant Yield Gains for Growers with Plant Micr

Indigo™ Cotton demonstrated an average yield improvement of 11% in the target environment of West Texas Farmers experienced productivity gains in diverse growing conditions without increased use of water or agricultural chemicals Novel R&D platform and economic proposition enable continuous innovation in cotton and other crops Charlestown, MA, January 9, 2017 - Indigo, a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help growers sustainably feed the planet, announced preliminary data from its first commercial product, Indigo™ Cotton. Launched in the spring of 2016 on approximately 50,000 acres across multiple states, Indigo Cotton is a seed treatment based on naturally occurring, in-plant microb

Vir Biotechnology Launches To Cure, Treat, And Prevent Challenging Infectious Diseases Using Latest

-Former Biogen leader George Scangos will be CEO, with Vicki Sato as Chairman of the Board -Company to apply immune programming at unprecedented scale -Financing led by ARCH Venture Partners, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, diverse group of investors SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vir Biotechnology, Inc. today announced it is launching to develop cures, treatments, and preventions for challenging infectious diseases, with former Biogen CEO George Scangos heading a team of scientific and industry leaders. The company will be headquartered in the San Francisco, California, area and will seek to apply immune programming at an unprecedented scale. Vir brings together c