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Detroit event calls for DNA samples from families of the missing

Associated Press | 
Local and state authorities are holding an event to collect DNA samples from family members of missing people to help ...

Judge to allow suspect to throw suspicion on identical twin in DNA sexual assault case

Associated Press | 
A judge says an Army artillery officer linked by DNA to a string of sexual assaults on young girls will ...

Florida Supreme Court rules egg donor has parental rights to her partner’s child

Associated Press | 
The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a woman who donated an egg to her lesbian partner has parental rights ...

Argentina: Activist study tries to link agrochemical spraying and health problems to GMOs

Associated Press | 
Argentine farmworker Fabian Tomasi wasn’t trained to use protective gear as he pumped pesticides into crop dusters. Now at 47, ...

Washington farmer says GMO alfalfa a ‘mystery’

Nicholas Geranios | Associated Press | 
An Eastern Washington farmer says he has no idea how genetically engineered alfalfa started growing in his fields. Joseph Peila said ...
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Ethical issues as scientists peek into baby genes

Lauran Neergaard | Associated Press | 
Should genome sequencing become a routine part of newborn care? Is it legal, ethical, or even good medical practice? ...

Study finds no more genetically modified wheat in Oregon supply

Associated Press | 
A study by Washington State University has found no additional sign of the genetically modified wheat discovered at one Oregon ...

Kauai Council delays decision on modified crops

Associated Press | 
The Kauai County Council will wait for legal opinions before deciding whether to approve a measure that would require agricultural ...

Pepsi will no longer label Naked Juices ‘all natural’ after settling lawsuit

Associated Press | 
PepsiCo Inc. says it will no longer label its Naked juices 'all natural', after a lawsuit complained that the drinks ...

GE sugar beets destroyed in ‘sabotage’ at Oregon plots

Tim Fought | Associated Press | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Genetically modified sugar beets from two fields in Southern Oregon’s Jackson County were destroyed ...
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World Food Prize goes to those who made GM plants possible

Associated Press | 
The "Nobel Prize of food" has been given to three biotech pioneers -- including an executive from Monsanto ...

Kansas farmer sues Monsanto after GE wheat found in Oregon field

Roxana Hegeman | Associated Press | 
The following is an edited excerpt. A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically ...

Japan suspends some imports of U.S. wheat after GM wheat discovered in Oregon

Associated Press | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Japan has suspended some imports of wheat from the United States after genetically engineered wheat ...

Unapproved GE wheat found in Oregon

Associated Press | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Unapproved genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in an Oregon field, a potential threat ...

Simplot aims to avoid ‘Frankenfood’ fight

John Miller | Associated Press | 
The following is an edited excerpt. A Boise company doesn't want to make Monsanto's genetically modified mistake of 12 years ...

Vermont: GMO labeling won’t pass this year

Dave Gram | Associated Press | 
The following is an excerpt. With time ticking down in this year's Vermont Legislative session, it's becoming clear that lawmakers ...

Vermont food co-ops push for GMO labeling

Lisa Rathke | Associated Press | 
The following is an excerpt. One of the most common questions these days among customers at Vermont’s food cooperatives is ...

UK: Public OK with creating babies from 3 people

Associated Press | 
The following is an excerpt. LONDON — Britain's fertility regulator says it has found broad public support for in vitro ...

DNA tests reveal horse meat in Ikea’s Swedish Meatballs

Associated Press | 
The following is an excerpt. Swedish furniture giant Ikea was drawn into Europe's widening food labeling scandal Monday as authorities ...

Environmentalists push for GMO labeling in Hawaii

Anita Hofschneider | Associated Press | 
The following is an excerpt. HONOLULU (AP) — Environmental groups are urging Hawaii lawmakers to require all genetically modified food ...

Oregon farmers hope to ban GM crops

Jeff Barnard | Associated Press | 
Supporters of a local ban on genetically modified crops filed signatures with the Jackson County clerk on Wednesday in Medford ...

Genetically modified mosquitoes to be released in Key West?

Jennifer Kay | Associated Press | 
Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are waiting for the federal government to sign off on an experiment that ...

‘Frankenfish’ may never make it to your plate

Matthew Perone | Associated Press | 
'Frankenfish' may never make it to your (blog)And scientists worry that its experience with the FDA's lengthy review process ...

North Dakota protects “modern” agriculture

Associated Press | 
Voters in heavily agriculture-dependent North Dakota became the first to enshrine the right to farm in their state constitution, a ...
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Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

Associated Press | 
LOS ANGELES — Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks ...

Seeking hardier breeds for drought, climate change

David Pitt | Associated Press | 
Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are ...
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Despite record heat wave and drought, genetic engineering will result in productive corn season

David Pitt | Associated Press | 
Corn farmers expected this to be a record year, the biggest since 1937. But after months with little or no ...
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