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Video: Geneticist Nina Fedoroff on what to do when scientists and citizens disagree about GMOs

Video: Geneticist Nina Fedoroff on what to do when scientists and citizens disagree about GMOs

At the 2017 D.W. Brooks Lecture and Award held on Nov. 7 in the Georgia Center’s Mahler Auditorium, molecular biologist ...
GMO stigma: The challenge of growing virus-resistant papaya in Hawaii

GMO stigma: The challenge of growing virus-resistant papaya in Hawaii

[Michael] Kamiya is a strong supporter of agricultural technology, which he credits for saving his family’s farm. He has childhood ...
'Science Moms' documentary counters anti-GMO, anti-vaccine misinformation

‘Science Moms’ documentary counters anti-GMO, anti-vaccine misinformation

In an era of fear-based marketing targeted to parents, one group of moms hopes to launch a movement of science-minded ...
Video: Dissecting claim that Canadian professor is a 'Monsanto sock puppet'

Video: Dissecting claim that Canadian professor is a ‘Monsanto sock puppet’

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation recently brought forth allegations that professor Peter Phillips of the University of Saskatchewan is a Monsanto ...
Video: Exploring the possibilities offered by CRISPR gene editing

Video: Exploring the possibilities offered by CRISPR gene editing

The CRISPR-Cas9 system has revolutionised gene-editing, but cutting DNA isn’t all it can do. From turning gene expression on and ...
Video: How glyphosate herbicide enables no-till, environmentally friendly farming

Video: How glyphosate herbicide enables no-till, environmentally friendly farming

[Editor's note: Jake Freestone is the manager of an arable and sheep LEAF Demonstration Farm in Tewkesbury, England.] [N]o-till or zero-till, ...
Video: Why organic and non-GMO labels don't matter when it comes to eating healthy

Video: Why organic and non-GMO labels don’t matter when it comes to eating healthy

[N]on-GMO labels do more than placate people concerned about scientists secretly tinkering with their food. They might persuade people to make ...
Video: Coffee's status as world's favorite drink threatened by climate change, shallow gene pool

Video: Coffee’s status as world’s favorite drink threatened by climate change, shallow gene pool

Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, a crop that requires specific temperatures to flourish and that is highly sensitive ...
Video: How gene editing could help Kenyan farmers combat crop disease

Video: How gene editing could help Kenyan farmers combat crop disease

In Kenya, maize lethal necrosis disease (MLND) has plagued crops and affected yields to the point where food security has ...
Alex Jones: Right-wing conspiracy theorist stokes fear of GMOs, pesticides to sell 'health supplements'

Alex Jones: Right-wing conspiracy theorist stokes fear of GMOs, pesticides to sell ‘health supplements’

Alex Jones is a radio host and media personality known for the Alex Jones Show and InfoWars.com, both known for ...
Scientist who found no glyphosate in breast milk faced anti-pesticide activist attacks

Scientist who found no glyphosate in breast milk faced anti-pesticide activist attacks

[Editor's note: Karl Haro von Mogel has a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.] ...
Video: Miracle tomato? Israeli scientists developing tasty, drought-resistant variety

Video: Miracle tomato? Israeli scientists developing tasty, drought-resistant variety

Finding out how to develop drought-tolerant tomatoes is one of the goals of this European Research project. Researchers here think ...
IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer): Glyphosate cancer determination challenged by world consensus

IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer): Glyphosate cancer determination challenged by world consensus

Despite every other major health agency, including three others at the World Health Organization, finding glyphosate does not cause cancer, ...
Video: How insect-resistant Bt GMO eggplant rescued Bangladesh's staple crop

Video: How insect-resistant Bt GMO eggplant rescued Bangladesh’s staple crop

[Editor’s note: Pamela Ronald is plant pathologist and geneticist. She is a professor in the Genome Center and the Department ...
Video: How plants use natural chemicals and other defenses to protect against pests

Video: How plants use natural chemicals and other defenses to protect against pests

[Editor’s Note: Valentin Hammoudi is a PhD student in molecular biology at the University of Amsterdam, and focuses his research ...
Video: Successful Kenya GMO corn field trials show 40% yield increase compared to conventional corn

Video: Successful Kenya GMO corn field trials show 40% yield increase compared to conventional corn

KTN News Kenya posted a news segment broadcasted from the site of a current GM maize field trial. Supporters of ...
Video: Herbicide-resistant rice variety could help address 'superweed' problem affecting non-GMO crops

Video: Herbicide-resistant rice variety could help address ‘superweed’ problem affecting non-GMO crops

As weeds become more resistant to herbicides, plant breeders are faced with the challenge of developing new varieties that are ...
Monsanto's hidden influence? Glyphosate's future in hands of EPA and the courts

Monsanto’s hidden influence? Glyphosate’s future in hands of EPA and the courts

Roundup has revolutionized farming. Now, human health and Bayer’s $66 billion deal for Monsanto depend on an honest appraisal of ...
Podcast: Journalist Michael Specter on GMOs and danger of science denialism

Podcast: Journalist Michael Specter on GMOs and danger of science denialism

Michael Specter is a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, covering science and politics. His book, Denialism: How Irrational ...
Video: Neil deGrasse Tyson on GMO scientific consensus in Food Evolution movie

Video: Neil deGrasse Tyson on GMO scientific consensus in Food Evolution movie

Adding more fuel to the GMO versus organic food fire, the documentary “Food Evolution,” ... attempts to end the controversy ...
Food Evolution director defends documentary as pro-data, pro-science

Food Evolution director defends documentary as pro-data, pro-science

[Scott Hamilton] Kennedy goes deep here with his answers to Salon’s questions, judiciously explaining what others might consider blasphemy. ...
Review: 'Fact-based' Food Evolution doc counters anti-GMO documentaries' 'questionable content'

Review: ‘Fact-based’ Food Evolution doc counters anti-GMO documentaries’ ‘questionable content’

Plant breeding doesn’t generally inspire filmmakers. But genetic engineering — the process that creates “GMO” crops — has already sparked ...
Food Evolution's NYC premiere proof science and reason can win over GMO skeptics

Food Evolution’s NYC premiere proof science and reason can win over GMO skeptics

Change is hard. But a skeptical New York City crowd's reaction to Food Evolution, a new documentary about GMOs, provides ...
'Food Evolution' review: Film shows fear of GMOs in rich countries hurts African farmers

‘Food Evolution’ review: Film shows fear of GMOs in rich countries hurts African farmers

The Food Evolution documentary, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by pop astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, navigates ...
Foodie Michael Pollan and 45 researchers dismiss Food Evolution doc as 'a piece of propaganda'

Foodie Michael Pollan and 45 researchers dismiss Food Evolution doc as ‘a piece of propaganda’

[Editor's note: The following is part of a letter signed by 45 academics including University of California-Berkeley professor Michael Pollan, ...
NY Times on Food Evolution movie: 'In a world desperate for safe, sustainable food, GMOs may well be a force for good'

NY Times on Food Evolution movie: ‘In a world desperate for safe, sustainable food, GMOs may well be a force for good’

The scientific method is under siege, and not just from naysayers who dismiss climate change or fear vaccines. G.M.O.s — ...
'Food Evolution' movie could mark turning point in public GMO discussion

‘Food Evolution’ movie could mark turning point in public GMO discussion

Food Evolution, a documentary about the GMO debate, brings pro-science perspectives into the mainstream and casts a harsh light on ...
Ecuador passes law allowing GMO crop research

Ecuador passes law allowing GMO crop research

[Editor's note: The following article has been translated from Spanish.] Ecuador has approved a law allowing the entry of genetically ...