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What are “Superweeds”?

Scientists generally scorn the term superweeds, arguing that it suggests a weed is exceptionally strong or even invulnerable. Rather, these ...
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Do GMOs cause “superweeds”?

Crop biotechnology critics argue that the use of genetically modified seeds, which now represent nearly 95 percent of soybeans and ...
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Are GMOs and pesticides threatening bees?

First introduced in 1995, neonicotinoids are a class of insecticides popular in the US, Australia, Europe and elsewhere to control ...
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Do GMO farmers ‘douse’ their fields in glyphosate and other agrochemicals?

Stories suggesting that farmers 'slather' their crops with pesticides abound on the Internet. A few examples: Controversial insecticide use rises ...
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What are we to make of the ‘Séralini studies’ claiming GMOs and glyphosate are dangerous?

Gilles-Eric Séralini, a professor of molecular biology at the University of Caen, is a self-acknowledged critic of GMO crops and ...
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Why are there no long-term GMO safety studies or studies on humans?

Critics of crop biotechnology have long contended that GMO foods have not been 'proven' safe because, in the words of ...
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Are organic foods healthier than conventional foods?

Researchers at the Stanford University Medical School conducted the most comprehensive independent study to date "Are Organic Foods Safer or ...
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Why is there controversy over GMO foods but not GMO drugs?

Despite ample evidence that GMO crops do not threaten human health, a large portion of the general public remains skeptical ...
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How does genetic engineering differ from conventional breeding?

Scientists challenge the concept of "foreign genes." Humans have dinosaur genes and genes from every species on earth in our ...
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Is glyphosate (Roundup) dangerous?

In 2015, the WHO sub-agency the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic,” using what is ...
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