Video: Has organic farming 'ideology' spread through the scientific community?

Video: Has organic farming ‘ideology’ spread through the scientific community?

[Editor's note: Andrew McGuire is an agronomist at Washington State University’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources.] At the core ...
Hawaii documentary claims presence of Big Ag GMO test facilities forces islands to import food

Hawaii documentary claims presence of Big Ag GMO test facilities forces islands to import food

Did you know that the state of Hawaii imports between 80 and 90 percent of its food? This is, among ...
Autonomous robot cornfield scanner reveals how individual crops respond to climate change

Autonomous robot cornfield scanner reveals how individual crops respond to climate change

Allow me to introduce you to Vinobot, the little rover on a mission to make sure crops weather global warming ...
Video: CRISPR-created seedless tomatoes could eliminate need for bee pollination

Video: CRISPR-created seedless tomatoes could eliminate need for bee pollination

Don’t like the seeds in tomatoes? You might be pleased to know that seedless ones have been created by gene editing ...
Video: How gene therapy could treat rare, incurable 'day blindness'

Video: How gene therapy could treat rare, incurable ‘day blindness’

[Editor's note. Achromatopsia is a visual disorder sometimes referred to as "day blindness".] Imagine stepping out into a bright South ...
Video: Genetic engineering could help African farmers increase yields without expensive fertilizers

Video: Genetic engineering could help African farmers increase yields without expensive fertilizers

In this video by Robert Hazen of the [Cornell] Alliance for Science, scientists from the Engineering Nitrogen Symbiosis for Africa ...
Video: Facts, fears and future of GMOs—in a nutshell

Video: Facts, fears and future of GMOs—in a nutshell

GMOs are one of the most controversial areas of science. Genetic engineering is used in many fields, but even though ...
Video: Genetic modification isn't as 'unnatural' as you think

Video: Genetic modification isn’t as ‘unnatural’ as you think

[Editor's note: Jenna Gallegos is a plant biotechnology PhD student at the University of California - Davis and a member ...
Video: Watch how plants grow in 3D with high-tech microscope, lasers

Video: Watch how plants grow in 3D with high-tech microscope, lasers

It’s hard to take a picture of something that’s always moving—just ask anyone who’s had to photograph a child. Now, ...
DIY DNA: Free online course teaches you how to make your own GMOs

DIY DNA: Free online course teaches you how to make your own GMOs

Have you found yourself sitting in your kitchen lately wondering how to make bread, cheese or yogurt? How about genetically ...
Video: Fruit, vegetable shelf life extended by spray made from plant extracts

Video: Fruit, vegetable shelf life extended by spray made from plant extracts

[Editor's note: Watch the video here.] “We use food to preserve food,” [Apeel Sciences CEO James] Rogers said. They start ...
Switchgrass biofuel? New gene that makes plant sterile could ease contamination concerns

Switchgrass biofuel? New gene that makes plant sterile could ease contamination concerns

Switchgrass has been lauded as a promising source of biofuel.... Genetically modifying switchgrass could boost crop yields and its commercial ...
Video: Mail-order CRISPR? Company aims to put gene-editing tool in more hands

Video: Mail-order CRISPR? Company aims to put gene-editing tool in more hands

Despite its controversy, CRISPR gene editing has taken the world by storm, revolutionizing the fields of medicine, bioengineering, and beyond ...
1 minute video guide to understanding the difference between genetics and genomics

1 minute video guide to understanding the difference between genetics and genomics

We hear the terms "genetics" and "genomics" being used in countless scientific studies as well as more mainstream news reports ...
Video: Here's how RNA interference works

Video: Here’s how RNA interference works

RNA interference (RNAi) is a crucial process necessary for the regulation of gene activity. In essence, RNAi can silence specific ...
Video GMO story: The near death and rescue of the Hawaiian papaya

Video GMO story: The near death and rescue of the Hawaiian papaya

The anti-GMO movement in Hawaii grew into a sizable force in 2013 thanks to funding and directional support from activist ...
Video: Quick and simple guide to creating babies using IVF

Video: Quick and simple guide to creating babies using IVF

In vitro fertilization (IVF) has changed dramatically ever since the first baby to be conceived by IVF was born in ...
Gene editing for dummies: Video on how CRISPR works

Gene editing for dummies: Video on how CRISPR works

What is gene editing and how will it affect our lives? Think of DNA as an instruction manual for living ...
Scientist’s video cook-off: Conventional hash browns vs. Simplot’s Innate non-browning potatoes

Scientist’s video cook-off: Conventional hash browns vs. Simplot’s Innate non-browning potatoes

Plant pathologist Dr. Steve Savage, does a cooking demonstration using conventional potatoes and GMO non-browning potatoes to make hash browns. The GMO ...
Video: Should we modify our genomes to survive in space?

Video: Should we modify our genomes to survive in space?

With the talk of space exploration and Mars colonization raising hopes of humans becoming an interplanetary species, the issue of ...
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Video: Should we use genetic engineering to rid world of malaria?

Humans now have the power to attack and possibly eliminate one of our deadliest and most ancient enemies with the ...

Video: CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna gives her thoughts on future of gene editing

For the past several years, CRISPR has made headlines all over the world as a revolutionary, biotechnological tool. Now, UC ...

Video: Presenting genetics lab of tomorrow

The latest advancements in biotechnology and gene editing mean scientists need a more efficient and effective lab environment to conduct ...
Video: Science and ethical wariness about CRISPR gene editing should not limit its transformative capabilities

Video: Science and ethical wariness about CRISPR gene editing should not limit its transformative capabilities

Among the various technological advances in the twenty-first century, CRISPR is perhaps the scientific breakthrough with the most potential. However, ...

Video: Dr. Mahaletchumy Arujanan of Malaysia dispels GMO myths

Dr. Mahaletchumy Arujanan discusses the misconceptions surrounding GMOs, the myths and fear. with stringent constrictions, and testing and labelling requirements ...
Video: DNA looks much different than what you might think

Video: DNA looks much different than what you might think

Biology textbooks like to depict DNA looking like an abstract spiral staircase, representing the classic double helix shape. However, real ...
Video: CRISPR set to alter what it means to be human—is that so bad?

Video: CRISPR set to alter what it means to be human—is that so bad?

With the advent of CRISPR, a new age of genetic engineering promises to change everything we know about what it ...

Video: Implications of Brexit on glyphosate regulation in U.K.

Tom Heap reports on the use of Glyphosate, a herbicide used for crops, where an ever-growing call to ban it, ...

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