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3 common misconceptions about the ‘dangers’ of genetic engineering and GMOs

Here is the evidence to put these misconceptions to rest ...
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5 things to know about genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon coming soon to US grocery stores

Animal genomics expert Alison Van Eenennaam explains the significance of the FDA’s move ...
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Viewpoint: Activists hurt farmers by fueling public’s disconnect with modern agriculture

Farmers are increasingly frustrated and dispirited by the demands and unrealistic expectations of food advocacy groups and activists such as ...
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Africa edging toward greater acceptance of genetically engineered crops

Many African nations are increasingly listening to the scientific community rather than vocal opponents of GMOs ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-glyphosate ‘true believers’ circumvent democracy with legal crusade against Bayer’s Roundup weed killer

Between the opportunists and the 'true believers'...which is worse? ...
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Infographic: Global regulatory and health research agencies on whether glyphosate causes cancer

A jury decision, while significant, is not a substitute for scientific research ...
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Can we boost crop yields by making photosynthesis better with genetic engineering?

Will an improvement of photosynthesis make up for the food shortfalls we expect to face in coming years? ...
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Uncertain future of Uganda’s GMO law spurs anxiety, confusion among biotech supporters

Biotech supporters are unsure what the delay means ...
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Latest ecological fake news scare: Like the ‘honeybee armageddon’ narrative, pesticide-driven ‘insect-pocalypse’ claim is collapsing

The 'bee-pocalypse' was an exaggerated fiction grounded in genuine concerns. The 'insect-pocalypse' is more of the same ...
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Viewpoint: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal wants to make agriculture sustainable—but farmers beat her to it

The Green New Deal puts forth a lot of idealistic proposals without much specificity, strategic planning, or research ...
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Pseudo-science alert: For $9,500, Politico provides disinformation about crop biotechnology, GMOs and pesticides

When Politico strays from politics into agricultural biotech, its naiveté and lack of science expertise shows through ...
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Viewpoint: Agroecology is a ‘dead end’ for African farmers trying to achieve food security

For the past 50 years, Daisy Namusoke has grown crops on her small plot of land in the Buikwe District ...
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Using genetic engineering to turn annual crops into perennials could bolster global food production

One of the ways we could increase yields--and improve sustainability--would be to convert key grain crops into perennials, allowing them ...
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How genetically engineered crops can boost Africa’s fight against malnutrition

Engineered crops can provide the long-sought breakthrough in food security for Africa ...
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Whispering down the ‘fake news’ lane targeting conventional farming: No, Lou Gehrig’s Disease not caused by pesticides spread by chemical-spraying airplanes

Is it sensationalism to get traffic, lazy reporting -- or intentional misrepresentation of facts? ...
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Animal gene editing breakthrough: Bringing Angus beef raised from US cattle to Brazil

The gene-edited heat-tolerant Angus cow could be a very big deal in Brazil ...
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Quest for disease and pest-resistant rice: Ugandan researchers turn to hybrid, GMO breeding programs

Key crop researchers are pushing for the development and eventual commercialization of GMO varieties tailored to suit Uganda's needs ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers’ crops are failing, and Europe’s precautionary assault on neonicotinoid insecticides is to blame

Farmers will never forget the last five years of incompetence from the European Commission ...
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What should we call lab-grown meat? Our decision could help or hinder food innovation

The Dirt: We need protein as part of a healthy diet— and many of us turn to meat as a ...
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Viewpoint: Naturopathic doctors, organic marketers take advantage of consumer desire for ‘authenticity’

Seeking 'authenticity' is fine -- unless it deprives you of something beneficial ...
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Golden Rice is coming. Finally! Will it be the game-changer hinted at for almost 20 years?

Having a staple crop that delivers adequate nutrition is a necessary precondition to fixing poverty ...
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Viewpoint: Like it or not, technology is what gives us the crops that we eat

The “natural narrative” on food packaging is a complete fiction ...
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Predatort Part II: How predatory lawyers, activist scientists hijacked IARC—International Agency for Research on Cancer—for personal profit and ideological vanity

How the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has forsaken academic integrity and knowingly contributes to the Predatort litigation ...
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Viewpoint: Controversy flares over activist ‘predatort lawyers’ who ‘massaged facts’ in the Monsanto-glyphosate case

Lawyers often use a certain breed of self-interested scientist to terrify a jury of vulnerable non-specialists ...
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How genetic engineering can help Africa cope with climate change by tweaking crops, animals

The impact of climate change on African crops could be mitigated by GE technologies ...
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Nigeria has its first GMO cowpea. The battle for public acceptance is just getting started

A war of words over a recently-released genetically modified cowpea has divided the Nigerian public and raised concerns about the ...
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Talking Biotech: Epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat debunks flawed glyphosate-cancer meta-analysis. Were the mistakes deliberate?

A skeptical look at the latest glyphosate-cancer study reveals critical errors ...