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How GMOs affect the world, and Kansas State

A student-run newspaper features a two-part series about genetically modified crops, nutrition, and Monsanto's ties to Kansas State University ...

When hysteria about GMOs takes root

The following is an edited excerpt. A homeopath (which means that she’s reality-challenged to begin with), [Heidi Stevenson has] produced ...
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Pig born using new GM technique

A new "gene-editing" tool has allowed scientists to create a disease-resistant pig. Can the new technique help to overcome the ...
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Middle school experiment suggests health benefits of organic food — for fruit flies, at least

A student's experiment, published in the journal PLOS ONE, found that flies fed on organic fruits and veggies were healthier ...

Report on U.S. meat sounds alarm on resistant bacteria

The following is an excerpt. More than half of samples of ground turkey, pork chops and ground beef collected from ...
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How will synthetic biology shape the future of agriculture?

Synthetic biology may have huge benefits for agriculture, but it will challenge human value systems ...
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On GMOs, New York Times foodie Mark Bittman is a dark cloud in the brightening sky of reason

It’s challenging to name a more influential food writer than The New York Times’ Mark Bittman—nor one less informed and ...
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To battle blight, organic apple farmers use antibiotics

Organic farms' use of antibiotics to fight bacterial infections raises questions about labeling transparency and greener alternatives ...
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Monsanto Protection Act? Separating the facts from the fury

The so-called "Monsanto Protection Act" is hardly the “most dangerous food act ever” or a “terrifying piece of policy," as ...

Ghana: Farmers receive education on modern biotechnology

Farmers noted that over the years several interventions of modern technology in increasing production were brought to their doorsteps yet ...

Namibia: Millers promise to strengthen anti-GMO measures

The following is an excerpt. Windhoek — Following revelations that maize meal available on Namibian shelves contain percentages of genetically ...

Golden promise: How ‘biofortification’ could soon be saving hundreds of thousands of lives

The following is an edited excerpt. Despite the rapid progress made towards reducing poverty in many developing countries in recent ...

Mark Lynas: ‘Biofortification’ could soon be saving hundreds of thousands of lives

The following is an edited excerpt. Despite the rapid progress made towards reducing poverty in many developing countries in recent ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...

India farmer suicides a case of misplaced GM blame

The following is an excerpt. Numbers are hazy and disputed, but since 1995, facing crippling debt, thousands of Indian farmers ...

Taiwan clones world’s first spotted miniature pigs

The following is an excerpt. A Taiwan research team with members from National Chung Hsin University, Chung Shan Medical University ...

GM potatoes will be back

The following is an excerpt. KENNEWICK, Wash. -- A University of Idaho researcher says he's optimistic efforts to develop genetically ...

Burger King finds horse DNA at Irish plant

The following is an excerpt. LONDON – Burger King has found traces of horse DNA at a plant that supplied ...
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Can a rose catch your cold? Threat of ‘killer’ viral plant gene is latest anti-GMO rant

The latest "greatest danger to ever face humanity" has emerged from an obscure, technical study in GM Crops & Foods, ...

Drumbeat for GM labeling getting louder

Drumbeat for bioengineering labeling getting louderFood Business News (registration)Connie Tipton, president and chief executive officer of the International Dairy Foods ...

Chickpea genome map to benefit poor farmers

The following is an excerpt. A team of agricultural researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, led by the ...

Company gives up on approval for GM potatoes in Europe

The following is an excerpt. BASF SE (BAS.XE) has given up seeking approval for genetically modified potatoes in Europe, the ...

Letter: GM crop bans are unnecessary in Canada

Editor's Note: this letter is a response from Lorne Hepworth, president of CropLife Canada, to Victoria News in response to ...
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