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Regulations based on ‘spurious, undocu­mented risks’ keeping GMO and gene-edited foods from consumers, report says

Scientists continue to make advancements in biotechnology, while private and public entities invest in development of technologies to enhance agriculture ...
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Nigeria on track to approve insect-resistant GMO Bt cotton and cowpeas in 2018

Rose Gidado, the Country Coordinator, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), says Nigeria has concluded plans to use biotechnology as ...
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Non-GMO labeled products cost US consumers 10 to 62% more, study finds

Added costs for non-GM ingredients and changes in demand for non-GM foods determine non-GM price premiums... US Consumers have been paying ...
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New Zealand’s EPA says local scientists’ criticisms of glyphosate rely mostly on ‘media references and opinion’

The [New Zealand] Environmental Protection Authority is shrugging off criticism of its processes by a group of mainly Wellington scientists. Writing in ...
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‘Regenerative Organic Certification’: USDA organic label gets competition as movement shows fissures

Frustrated by what they see as a continued watering down of the standards that define what foods may be labeled ...
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Fertility clinic meltdown: What happens when slumbering eggs are awakened early

Fragile spindle apparatuses are an integral part to embryonic growth. What happened to embryo structures when they were thawed and ...
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Viewpoint: Will the crop biotechnology revolution pass Nigeria by?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating a new era, fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds. Breakthroughs in different fields ...
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How Bayer-Monsanto merger might impact research efforts to find alternatives to the herbicide glyphosate

Approval of the mega deal in Europe comes in the wake of similar decisions in South Africa, Brazil and China ...
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Bolivian farmers demand government approve GMO crops

Despite the fact that [Biolivia's] State Constitution (CPE) prohibits the production, importation and commercialization of genetically modified organisms, Bolivia has ...
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Regulate GMO and gene-edited livestock based on product not process, experts say

A bevy of remedies may be needed to ensure American farm productivity keeps growing at the clip it has for more ...
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House ‘right to try’ law passes, sent to Senate: What it could mean for fragile patients

The US House of Representatives passed a federal "right-to-try" bill [March 21], leaving many Americans wondering what the move could ...
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Viewpoint: How Germany’s anti-GMO, pro-organic politics benefit US ag companies

Editor's note: The following is a satirical letter written by Reinhard Szibor, professor emeritus of human genetics and forensic medicine at the ...
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10 years of GMO canola in Australia: How have farmers fared?

When genetically modified crops were first mooted for Victorian farmers, agronomic advantages were the last thing that received publicity. Ten ...
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EU approves Bayer’s $57 billion takeover of Monsanto

The European Union has approved Bayer's buyout of Monsanto in a massive agriculture business deal, but says they will have ...
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‘Dangerous precedent’: Former FDA commissioners oppose ‘right to try’ legislation providing access to experimental treatments

Four former commissioners of the Food and Drug Administration are expressing opposition to congressional “right to try” legislation, just as ...
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European Commission faces increasing political pressure to back neonicotinoid insecticides ban to protect bees

EU lawmakers have urged the European Commission to convince member states to back its proposal to ban neonicotinoids and avoid ...
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What makes us human? If your brain is frozen after death, information might be uploadable into an artificial body

Are you longing for your brain and all its memories to be preserved for ever? That once fanciful idea seems ...
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South Australia’s ban on GMO crops could be overturned as Liberal Party takes power

The victory by the Liberal Party in the South Australian election, may lead to a new era of choice for ...
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GMO labeling debate expected to heat up as USDA nears release of proposed rules

Expect the debate over GMO labeling—the labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients—to heat up again in the near future ...
Monsanto to fund gene editing company Pairwise Plants to develop new crop varieties

Monsanto to fund gene editing company Pairwise Plants to develop new crop varieties

Monsanto Co. will fund a new U.S. company that aims to develop crops using technology known as gene editing, rather ...
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Nigeria needs GMO seeds to feed growing population, says nation’s top scientist

Nigerian scientists are drumming up support for modern agricultural biotechnology, saying the country cannot feed its growing population with the ...
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Is artificial intelligence a threat to our existence?

I found myself seated among a group of physicists, astrologists, historians, philosophers, technologists, and futurists of various varieties and pedigrees ...
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Did the EPA and Monsanto conspire to hide glyphosate’s health risks?

A recent op-ed in the Sacramento Bee repeated the debunked conspiracy theory that Monsanto manipulated the EPA to hide evidence ...
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Indian seed companies threaten to halt supply of GMO Bt insect-resistant cotton seeds over price cut

Indian seed companies threatened ... to halt supplies to 8 million cotton farmers in protest against a potential government plan ...
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Video: Monsanto’s dicamba herbicide fiasco explained

Dicamba… Miracle herbicide? Ultimate boondoggle? Bit of both really… These videos talks about why a 50 years old herbicide is ...
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How will government regulations impact CRISPR gene editing in agriculture?

In the USA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for regulating food and agricultural products, has made ...
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French scientists call on politicians to listen to science, not ‘scare-mongers’ on GMOs, glyphosate

Virginie Tournay, of CEVIPOF, a scientific research institute at the famous Science Po [Paris Institute of Political Studies] published the following article ...
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Viewpoint: Why university scientists shouldn’t be subject to public record requests

This Article confronts a dangerous contemporary trend: the political harassment of public university professors by activists on the right and ...