Decision due on GM potato trial

Stella Coffey | 
Sir, – It’s not often these days that one finds oneself in agreement with virtually anything said by a government ...
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Why GM crops are a moral necessity

Orion Jones | 
Professor of international development at Harvard, Calestous Juma has called on Africa to form an "International Institute for Biotechnology" that ...

Monsanto’s deep roots in Washington

Russ Choma | 
Love it or hate it -- and there are plenty of people on either side -- the company controls much ...
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A chance to move the GM debate on

Ian Sample | 
Will something come of it after all? On Tuesday, crop scientists at one of Britain's leading agricultural centres pleaded with ...

GM crops still far from mass cultivation

Genetically-modified (GM) maize has yet to be grown en masse as there is still a requirement for tests if the ...

Why is the Gates Foundation helping Monsanto push GMOs?

Paige Aarhus | 
Monsanto and the Gates Foundation claim genetically modified crops will revolutionize agriculture in Kenya, but critics warn the technology is ...

Molecular genetics helps ‘undress’ mutton

Under the supervision of Murdoch agricultural scientist Professor David Pethick, he borrowed an idea from molecular genetics to test the ...

GM food worm its way penetrating Vietnamese market

Hai Duong | 
In April 2012, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) informed that there had been no final experiment result ...

Africa: Global and national resistance to GMOs

Nnimmo Bassey | 
Our focus in this presentation is on modern biotechnology in crops and animal species. Traditional biotechnology is as old as ...

Canadian geneticist discovers secret behind the blond-haired Solomon Islanders

Lesley Ciarula Taylor | 
The discovery of a gene mutation that gives some Soloman Islanders platinum blond hair has important implications for medicine and ...
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Opinions on genetic engineering that aren’t worth a bean

Henry Miller | 
Just in time for Earth Day in April, a Stanford Magazine article about the farming of soybeans offered a rich ...

Misplaced protest against GMO

Plant scientists at Rothamsted Research, a complex of buildings and fields in Hertfordshire, UK, that prides itself on being the ...

Kenya to get 249 million GMO technology boost

Agatha Ngotho | 
KENYA is set to benefit from a US $ 3 million grant seeking to enhance knowledge sharing and awareness on ...

GM crops and Africa: Agricultural potential

Isobel Coleman | 
Today, I had the opportunity to speak with Calestous Juma, professor of the practice of international development at Harvard. Juma ...
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US GMO regulatory system broken, new analysis shows

The development of genetically engineered (GE) crops in the 1980′s ignited a buzz in the agricultural community with the potential ...

Seed size Is controlled by maternally produced small RNAs

Seed size is controlled by small RNA molecules inherited from a plant’s mother, a discovery from scientists at The University ...
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Combating depression with green care therapies

Caitlin Kight | 
One example of a promising but under-studied therapy is "green care" or "care farming," a type of intervention that uses ...
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GM crops + herbicides = Super-Superweeds?

Brandon Keim | 
Herbicide-resistant superweeds threaten to overgrow U.S. fields, so agriculture companies have genetically engineered a new generation of plants to withstand ...
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