Talking Biotech: Habitat loss, parasitic mites — not GMOs, pesticides — prime culprits in butterfly, bee losses

Talking Biotech: Habitat loss, parasitic mites — not GMOs, pesticides — prime culprits in butterfly, bee losses

GMOs and pesticides are often blamed for pollinator losses. Recent research indicates that other factors are likely more important, says ...
Talking Biotech: Shoppers may soon be able to buy pre-sliced, tastier and more nutritious pears

Talking Biotech: Shoppers may soon be able to buy pre-sliced, tastier and more nutritious pears

Choosing when to eat a pear is notoriously difficult, for it quickly turns bad. Horticultural genomicist Amit Dhingra is working ...
Talking Biotech: Clay nanoparticles deliver plants gene-silencing virus-protecting RNA spray

Talking Biotech: Clay nanoparticles deliver plants gene-silencing virus-protecting RNA spray

Revolutionizing crop protection? Biotechnologist Neena Mitter on 'bioclay' — spray that protects plants from a virus using nanoparticles to deliver ...
Talking Biotech: Why broccoli, collard greens, kale and other brassica are like dog breeds

Talking Biotech: Why broccoli, collard greens, kale and other brassica are like dog breeds

University of Missouri biologist J. Chris Pires discusses the many vegetables that began as Brassica oleacea--wild cabbage ...
Talking Biotech: Fred Gould, chair of National Academies of Sciences GMO report, reaffirms safety of biotech crops

Talking Biotech: Fred Gould, chair of National Academies of Sciences GMO report, reaffirms safety of biotech crops

Fred Gould, chair of National Academies of Science review of biotech crops, reaffirms GMO safety and sustainability ...
Talking Biotech: Genetically engineering plants to resist disease

Talking Biotech: Genetically engineering plants to resist disease

Indiana University's Matt Helm on reworking pathogen sensors in plants to better detect, help fight off diseases ...
Talking Biotech: How plants can be tweaked to 'naturally' fight disease

Talking Biotech: How plants can be tweaked to ‘naturally’ fight disease

University of East Anglia's Jonathan Jones on how plants can be genetically modified to naturally fight diseases ...
Talking Biotech: Marketing expert Jay Baer's tips on communicating about GMOs

Talking Biotech: Marketing expert Jay Baer’s tips on communicating about GMOs

Marketing expert Jay Baer's tips on communicating about GMOs ...
Talking Biotech: Kentucky's Paul Vincelli, Florida's Kevin Folta: Drop 'GMO' to improve public discourse on biotech

Talking Biotech: Kentucky’s Paul Vincelli, Florida’s Kevin Folta: Drop ‘GMO’ to improve public discourse on biotech

Kentucky's Paul Vincelli, Florida's Kevin Folta: Drop 'GMO' to improve public discourse on biotech ...
Talking Biotech: Oxford's Greger Larson on how grey wolves evolved to become man’s most loyal companion

Talking Biotech: Oxford’s Greger Larson on how grey wolves evolved to become man’s most loyal companion

Oxford's Greger Larson on how gray wolves evolved to become man’s most loyal companion ...
Talking Biotech: Missouri’s Mel Oliver on the myth of GMO terminator genes

Talking Biotech: Missouri’s Mel Oliver on the myth of GMO terminator genes

Missouri’s Mel Oliver on the myth of GMO terminator genes ...
Talking Biotech: Kentucky plant scientist Mark A. Williams on how organic, conventional farming can work together to promote sustainability

Talking Biotech: Kentucky plant scientist Mark A. Williams on how organic, conventional farming can work together to promote sustainability

GreenGenes: Kentucky’s Mark A. Williams on organic and conventional farming working together to promote sustainability ...
Talking Biotech: Illinois’ Stephen Long on tweaking photosynthesis to help crop yields, climate

Talking Biotech: Illinois’ Stephen Long on tweaking photosynthesis to help crop yields, climate

Illinois’ Stephen Long on how tweaking photosynthesis could help yields and our climate ...
Talking Biotech: Florida’s Kevin Folta on anti-GMO groups scaring consumers about glyphosate in foods

Talking Biotech: Florida’s Kevin Folta on anti-GMO groups scaring consumers about glyphosate in foods

Florida’s Kevin Folta on anti-GMO groups scaring consumers about glyphosate in foods ...
Talking Biotech: Florida’s Kevin Folta debunks claims of glyphosate in food; Oregon State’s Shaun Townsend uses genetics to breed more flavorful beer hops

Talking Biotech: Florida’s Kevin Folta debunks claims of glyphosate in food; Oregon State’s Shaun Townsend uses genetics to breed more flavorful beer hops

Florida’s Kevin Folta debunks glyphosate in food claims; Oregon State’s Shaun Townsend uses genetics to breed more flavorful beer hops ...
Talking Biotech: Corn genetic expert Wisconsin's John Doebley on creating higher yields

Talking Biotech: Corn genetic expert Wisconsin’s John Doebley on creating higher yields

University of Wisconsin geneticist John Doebley on creating higher yielding modern hybrid corn ...
Nebraska agronomist Don Lee, Journey of a Gene co-creator, on how genetic engineering can address crop disease

Nebraska agronomist Don Lee, Journey of a Gene co-creator, on how genetic engineering can address crop disease

University of Nebraska's Don Lee, co-developer of 'Journey of a Gene', on how genetic engineering can address crop disease ...
Talking Biotech: 1000 Days' Lucy Martinez-Sullivan on using science to tackle poor nutrition in pregnant moms, infants

Talking Biotech: 1000 Days’ Lucy Martinez-Sullivan on using science to tackle poor nutrition in pregnant moms, infants

1000 Days' Lucy Martinez-Sullivan: Science, social awareness has reshaped nutrition for pregnant women, young children ...
Talking Biotech: University of Georgia's Peggy Ozias-Akins on genetically engineering peanuts to fight aflatoxin, allergies

Talking Biotech: University of Georgia’s Peggy Ozias-Akins on genetically engineering peanuts to fight aflatoxin, allergies

University of Georgia's Peggy Ozias-Akins on engineering peanuts to reduce allergies and presence of aflatoxin ...
Talking Biotech: University of Southampton's Mark Chapman on eggplant's evolution, benefits of GMO variety

Talking Biotech: University of Southampton’s Mark Chapman on eggplant’s evolution, benefits of GMO variety

University of Southampton's Mark Chapman on evolution of eggplant, benefits of GMO variety; reflections on Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug ...
Talking Biotech: Cell biologist, author Iida Ruishalme on glyphosate safety, dangers

Talking Biotech: Cell biologist, author Iida Ruishalme on glyphosate safety, dangers

Cell biologist, author and Thoughtscapism founder Iida Ruishalme's comprehensive assessment of glyphosate ...
Talking Biotech: University of Florida's Kevin Folta on fear-mongering claims of glyphosate-in-vaccines, food

Talking Biotech: University of Florida’s Kevin Folta on fear-mongering claims of glyphosate-in-vaccines, food

University of Florida's Kevin Folta refutes fear-mongering claims of glyphosate in vaccines and food ...
Talking Biotech: Single cell to plant: University of Florida's Indra Vasil on GMO plant regeneration

Talking Biotech: Single cell to plant: University of Florida’s Indra Vasil on GMO plant regeneration

Indra Vasil, retired University of Florida professor, on regeneration—Vital step in GMO plant production ...
Talking Biotech: University of Georgia's Cecilia McGregor on genetics of watermelon; Kevin Folta answers listeners

Talking Biotech: University of Georgia’s Cecilia McGregor on genetics of watermelon; Kevin Folta answers listeners

University of Georgia's Cecilia McGregor on genetics of watermelon; Kevin Folta answers listeners ...
Talking Biotech: GMO Bt eggplant helps poor Bangladesh farmers cut insecticide use

Talking Biotech: GMO Bt eggplant helps poor Bangladesh farmers cut insecticide use

Cornell's Dr. Tony Shelton on how GMO Bt eggplant helps poor Bangladesh farmers cut insecticide use ...
Talking Biotech: University of Kentucky's Paul Vincelli on rethinking public outreach on hot-button science issues

Talking Biotech: University of Kentucky’s Paul Vincelli on rethinking public outreach on hot-button science issues

University of Kentucky's Paul Vincelli on communicating hot-button science issues with the public ...
University of Pennsylvania's Ashley Winslow uses crowdsourcing to hunt down genetics of depression

University of Pennsylvania’s Ashley Winslow uses crowdsourcing to hunt down genetics of depression

University of Pennsylvania's Ashley Winslow talks clinical depression, using crowdsourcing to find genetic markers ...
Talking Biotech: University of Kentucky's Michael Goodin on GMOs saving coffee crop from a killer virus

Talking Biotech: University of Kentucky’s Michael Goodin on GMOs saving coffee crop from a killer virus

University of Kentucky's Michael Goodin on GMO technology saving coffee crop from viral threat ...