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Infographic: Are genetically engineered crops less safe than classically-bred food?

Crops and foods today are not what they used to look like. Farmers and plant breeders have been modifying plant ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 6: Pesticide residues ― Something to worry about?

Just like anything that goes into your body, it’s the dose (the amount) that matters ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 5: Soil health―When synthetic pesticides are more sustainable than ‘natural’ organics

Most consumers believe organic farming avoids pesticides and prioritizes the health of the environment more than conventional farming. However, this is ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 4: How do organic pesticides compare to synthetic pesticides?

Many consumers choose to buy higher-priced organic produce because they believe organic foods are not grown using pesticides and therefore ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 3: How dangerous is glyphosate?

Although pesticide toxicity and biodegradability has decreased overall, many consumers are still worried about pesticides. They are especially concerned with ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 2: Have pesticides improved?

it is important to balance risks with the benefits that pesticides provide ...
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Viewpoint: Green Revolution II will require GMOs and a paradigm shift toward lower-input farming

From the 1960s through the 1990s, yields of rice and wheat in Asia doubled. Even as the continent’s population increased ...
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Dozens of ‘mysterious’ chemicals lurking in our ‘all natural’ fruits and vegetables?

Rutin, glycine, and beta carophyllene: if you saw these words on an ingredients list, you'd probably presume the food was ...
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Infographic: Why single out GMOs—one of many forms of crop modification—for labeling?

[Editor's note: Layla Katiraee is a scientist at Integrated DNA Technologies. She has a PhD in molecular genetics with a ...
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Infographic: How crops are genetically modified to resist plant viruses

Plant viruses can be serious pathogens in crops as they can cause anywhere from minor losses to total crop failure ...
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Infographic: Understanding ‘hazard vs risk’ illustrates lack of science behind IARC’s glyphosate cancer designation

Lately in the news of agriculture there has been a lot of controversy over the popular herbicide glyphosate being labeled ...
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Infographic: India poised to dramatically increase its global GMO footprint

GM crop footprint in India is all set to grow once the government gives its final nod to GM Mustard, ...
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Infographic: Who to trust—and who not to trust—about food and farming

With conflicting claims about scientific topics everywhere on the internet, it’s hard to know who to trust. This is especially ...
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Infographic: 6 ‘snake oil salesmen’ who profit from food fears

Several activists opposed to genetic engineering run small media empires, including websites, TV and radio programs. Scientists say they are ...
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Infographic: Global GM crops reduced farm chemical usage and CO2 emissions in 2016 boom year

[T]he International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report showcasing the 110-fold increase in adoption ...
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Infographic: The history of modern crop breeding — And how biotech seeds fit in

Biotech crops are an important milestone for agriculture as it continually improves to keep pace with the growing demand for ...
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Herbicide glyphosate now labeled ‘carcinogenic’ under CA’s Prop 65—Law that some say ‘only benefits lawyers’

The state of California can now require Roundup to have a label on it stating that it is a possible ...
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Infographic: Explore the future of genetic engineering and food

The first genetically engineered apple, Arctic Apple, a modified variety of Golden Delicious, hit stores in test markets in the ...
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Infographic: 5 popular foods genetically modified by humans–before GMOs

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to eat a completely "natural" diet? Well, for starters, you wouldn't ...
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Infographic: Higher toxicity pesticides used in developing world pose environmental, health problems

Surveys of farm worker health are scarce, but it's clear that pesticides cause more harm in the developing world. More ...
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Infographic: Pesticides getting safer, developed countries using less

Developed countries have phased out the more dangerous chemicals, such as parathion and other organophosphates. After the US Food Quality ...
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Infographic: Enhancing yields, preventing disease

Long-term research plots have shown increases in wheat yield from controlling weeds and disease. Gains from plowing fallow fields were ...
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Infographic: More demand, many uses of pesticides worldwide

Pesticide sales are increasing in Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. In addition, companies often charge lower prices for older ...
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Infographic: Pesticide use on arable land between 2005 – 2009

In a world of humanmade chemicals, pesticides are second only to fertilizer in the amount applied and the extent of ...
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American Council on Science and Health fact sheet in response to GMO, biotechnology critics

Recently, a concerned group of pro-science scholars contacted American Council on Science and Health because they wanted to counter the ...
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A voting guide for 2016 for those who care about science

Conflicted about this year's elections? Still on the fence about your candidates? Do you care about science? This graphic from ...
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Garden of Eden dilemma

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