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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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Infographic: Can modern biotechnology help you live forever?

Immortality, Fountain of Youth... Both are popular tropes repeated in popular science fiction and fantasy literature and movies. It is an idea ...
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How did social media react to Nobel laureates call on Greenpeace to end ‘misleading’ campaign against Golden Rice

The announcement by more than 100 Nobel laureates for Greenpeace to end its 15 year effort to discredit Golden Rice—a beta carotene ...
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Have you seen me: 1.3 billion tons of food lost every year

Each year, about 1.3 billion tons of food worldwide is lost or wasted from farmers’ fields to consumers’ plates. Check ...
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Talking Biotech: Roslin Institute’s Bruce Whitelaw using gene editing to develop virus resistant pig

Roslin Institute animal biotechnologist Bruce Whitelaw is genetically engineering pigs to resist the deadly African swine fever virus ...
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Chart: Bayer AG proposed takeover of Monsanto could create three crop-chemicals giants

With Monsanto Co. acknowledging it has received an unsolicited takeover bid from Bayer AG, the farm-chemicals business is poised for ...
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How GMO mosquitos work

Ever wonder how GMO mosquitos work in fight against vector-borne diseases like the Zika virus? Check out this infographic about ...
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‘Beepocalypse’? How US honey bee population is fairing

There has been an ongoing vigorous debate about the health of the American bee population. Bees play a key role ...
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Unnatural natural history of some favorite green veggies

Broccoli, kale, cabbage and others are not naturally occurring plants. They were all engineered by humans who selected for optimal ...
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Scientific consensus: GMOs pose no health risks but full potential not yet realized

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. There’s. . . a ...
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Infographic: Chipotle v GMOs food poisoning scorecard 2015

As the Chipotle food poisoning saga continues to spread across the country, here's a thought to ponder about: ...
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Infographic: Increased crop yield without using more land

We will need more food. Depending on who you ask, it could be anywhere from 30 percent to 70 percent ...
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Infographic: Household spending percentage for food

Today, there are more than 7 billion people on the planet. And although undernourishment remains an issue for about 11 ...
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Infographic: Innovation in corn crops to feed hungry world

For decades, U.S. corn yields languished at about 20-30 bushels per acre. But over time, regular investment in scientific research ...
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Infographic: GMOs in the EU

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Only one GMO has ...
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Big Organic Strikes Again: How to spot the dreaded GMO apple

And now you know. And on this Veteran's Day 2015, we say it like GI Joe... "Knowing is half the ...
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IMAGE: If GMOs are safe, then why are they wearing Hazmat suits?!?

Note for this who don't get it: This is a satire of MonSATAN at work by a pro science group who ...