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GM food worm its way penetrating Vietnamese market

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

Canadian geneticist discovers secret behind the blond-haired Solomon Islanders

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

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

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

Today, I had the opportunity to speak with Calestous Juma, professor of the practice of international development at Harvard. Juma ...

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

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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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 ...
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GM crops + herbicides = Super-Superweeds?

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

Mom: ‘After researching organics, I’m not afraid of feeding my kid GMOs, conventional produce’

When my son was a baby, organic was a synonym for edible. If the apples I found at the grocery store weren’t certified, ...