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Noted European scientist defends embattled maize GM study

Scientists have hit back against the criticism levelled at the research linking the world’s best-selling weedkiller and a strain of ...

Under controlled: Why the new GMO panic is more sensational than sense

A new toxicology study states that rats eating genetically modified food and the weedkiller Roundup develop huge tumors and die ...

Internationally known scientist stands up for GM crops

Dr Peacock says one of his big disappointments is the way GM food crops have been represented as harmful to ...

GM corn could soon be used to make drugs

Genetically modified corn could soon be used to mass-produce the enzymes used in rare-disease therapies, according to new research ...
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Media manipulation by anti-GM scientists and NGOs

The controversial study purportedly documenting the dangers of GM corn continues to come under fire--not from industry critics but from ...
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Genetic Literacy Project cited in Maui debate over GM labeling

Are genetically engineered food products safe? And, should such products be labeled to give consumers informed choices? Those questions hung ...

Kenya emerges as hub for bio-tech in east African region

Kenya has emerged as a leader in the development and use of biotechnology in the east and central African region ...

As corn withers, biotech companies focus on drought-tolerant crops

The worst U.S. drought in half a century is withering the nation’s corn crop, but it’s a fertile opportunity for ...

Spain: Genetic study will help produce better quality melons

Producing better quality melons with guaranteed results before planting; this will be possible thanks to the "Melonomics" project, involving several ...

Growing better poplars for biofuels

It took mankind millennia of painstaking trial and error to breed hardier, healthier food crops. "We can't wait that long ...
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Prop. 37: Another example of the perils of the initiative process?

Love it or hate it, the one thing you can say for sure about California's ballot initiative process is that ...
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Scientists savage study purportedly showing health dangers of Monsanto’s GM corn

Are GM foods harmful or nutritionally less beneficial when compared to conventional or organic foods? Scientists and regulators almost universally ...
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Organic brands caught In fight over California’s Prop 37 GMO debate

In a particular bind in this fight are the many mainstream food conglomerates that now own organic brands, which by ...

Tanzania embracing genetic engineering

Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Co-operatives has started using genetic engineering to ‘modify’ seeds and control diseases that inhibit ...

Foes of modified corn find support in a disputed study that links GM corn to greater health risks

Rats fed either genetically engineered corn or the herbicide Roundup had an increased risk of developing tumors, suffering organ damage ...

Zimbabwe urged to lift ban on growing genetically modified food

From poultry products to fish, potatoes to apples, Johnson Moyo, a primary school teacher in Bulawayo, has come to enjoy ...

The case of the GMO papaya: How does it relate to the Prop 37 fight?

Until Californians go to the ballot box on Nov. 6, rhetoric from both supporters and opponents of the state’s Proposition ...

Sorghum eyed as a southern bioenergy crop

Sorghum is an ideal candidate because of its drought tolerance, adaptability to diverse growing conditions, low nitrogen fertilizer requirements, and ...

Crop breeding consultant questions GM wheat report

A WA consultant in crop breeding and biotechnology has questioned the credibility of a report that suggests a variety of ...

Genetics expert calls for fertility focus on cattle

A UNITED States cattle reproduction expert has urged Australian dairy farmers to take reproduction in their herds more seriously ...

GM rice is more than food for thought

The Ministry of Health's investigation into a controversial US-backed genetically modified rice research project in Hunan province raises a wider ...

GM crops a solution for improving crop yield, say experts

Genetically modified crops are an answer to improve crop yield and help maintain high food production, industry experts have said ...

French Prime Minister maintains ban on GM crops

France will uphold a ban on genetically modified crops as President Francois Hollande pushes his plan to put the environment ...

India needs GM food crops to boost farm productivity, says GM supporter

It’s important to understand this background of the Left in India and the CPM and its philosophy in particular to ...

As drought hits corn, biotech firms see lush field in GMO crops

The worst U.S. drought in half a century is withering the nation's corn crop, but it's a fertile opportunity for ...

Study reveals rice genes involved in hybrid sterility

Fertility-fighting versions of three genes at the same genetic locus contribute to hybrid sterility in plants produced by crossing two ...

Greenpeace “out to sea” on GM rice issue, bioethicist says

Greenpeace, perhaps best known for its battles at sea to protect whales and the oceans, has gotten itself involved in ...

GM food production increasing

The future in feeding the projected more than 9 billion world population by 2050 will require doubling the world’s food ...