Scientists clash over future of GM crops in India

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Science sought to shed light on the issues and future of GM food crops in India by bringing together two prominent voices in the scientific community in a debate. Speaking for the technology’s backers was G. Padmanaban, a biochemist and former director of the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. Speaking for opponents of GM food crops was Pushpa M. Bhargava, a biochemist and former director of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad. The debate was moderated by Bruce Alberts, Science’s editor-in-chief, and held here at CCMB on 4 April.

View the original article here: Scientists Clash Swords Over Future of GM Food Crops in India

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