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The American Chestnut Tree

Activists, scientists spar over effort to restore American chestnut tree with genetic engineering

Eoin O'Carroll | 
The American chestnut tree once sustained a way of life. Pioneers used the tall, straight, and fast-growing tree for fences, ...
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Americans and Russians share strikingly similar views on GMOs

Fred Weir | 
When faced with something new, Russian lawmakers have generally found it easier to ban it than to debate it....A case ...
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Uganda’s president assessing GMO crops’ potential versus activists’ concerns

Christopher Bendana | 
Scientists in Uganda had hoped it was the dawn of a new era in food security for a drought-prone region ...
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Could genetically engineered plants save us from global warming?

Eva Botkin-Kowacki | 
Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are rising, triggering global climate change, scientists agree. Researchers have been searching for ways to scrub ...

Artificial selection has increased carrots’ beta carotene content by 50% since 1970

Jason Thomson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . [A]fter ...
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General Mills to label products containing GMO ingredients

Lucy Schouten | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. General Mills flew the ...

Homo naledi fossils clue to evolution of tool use, standing upright

Lonnie Shekhtman | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  More details have trickled ...

Open source ‘tree of life’ shows evolution of every species ever

Jessica Mendoza | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Scientists have released the first ...
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Planned Parenthood fetal tissue and abortion controversy moves to the courts

Jessica Mendoza | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The Center for Medical ...

Oldest ever human pinky fossil raises new questions about our ancient ancestors

Joseph Dessault | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Researchers say OH 86, ...
GMO Hungary

Hungary may be first in Europe to ban GMOs in agriculture

Rowena Lindsay | 
The growing anti-GMO movement has gained traction in Europe as Hungary aims to be the first European Union nation to ...

Millennials drive fast food to change: From non-GMO to antibiotic-free pledges

Cristina Maza | 
Millennials across the country are more aware of their food than ever before, from seeking out farmers markets to fill ...
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Northern European hunter-gatherers resisted agricultural revolution

Joseph Dussault | 
Crops and livestock have been a part of the human experience for thousands of years. But, for some of our ...
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Activist claims ‘Big Ag’ promotes GMOs, subverting food system

Wenonah Hauter | 
Companies like Monsanto hope that casting doubt on the GMO labeling debate will cause us to get caught up in ...

MIT scientists engineer cells that talk to each other

Sudeshna Chowdhury | 
The living and the non-living worlds are not so incompatible after all. A group of researchers have now designed “living ...
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Artificial muscles from yarn and fishing line

Pete Spotts | 
From humble parts – fishing line or nylon thread – researchers have produced artificial muscles that can lift 100 times ...

Scientists can ID an ecosystem’s fish population from DNA in just a glass of water

Sudeshna Chowdhury | 
Researchers can now carry out a fish survey using just a glass of the water in which the fish live ...
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Shark genome may help explain bone formation

Sudeshna Chowdhury | 
By decoding the genome of the elephant shark, researchers are learning about the genetics of bone formation and bone diseases ...

Our oldest ancestors are warty comb jellies

Elizabeth Barber | 
Saying that our oldest ancestors are warty comb jelliies might not sound too flattering, but it’s an improvement. Until now, ...

Scientific first: 46-million-year-old mosquito, filled with blood

Elizabeth Barber | 
No real life scientist has ever even found a fossilized mosquito bloated with blood. In fact, the odds of that ...

Bunnies and other animals that glow in the dark

Elizabeth Barber | 
When a litter of bunnies was born in Istanbul, scientists were pleased.Two of the bunnies have been successfully genetically engineered to glow ...
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What if plants could be plastic factories?

Elizabeth Barber | 
A Massachusetts-based company is genetically engineering plants to produce an organic polymer that can be used to make biodegradable plastic ...

‘Don’t touch my junk DNA!’ says gene signal sequence

Eoin O'Carroll | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Almost all of the human genome is made of noncoding, or "junk" DNA, that ...

Ben & Jerry’s won’t include GE ingredients by end of year

Schuyler Velasco | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Ben & Jerry’s, the affable ice cream-making duo turned global brand from Vermont, has ...

Greenpeace moves anti-GMO jihad to Mexico

Lauren Villagran | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Corn is the most important staple of the Mexican diet. Corn tortillas of many ...

Vermont: Legislature wants Monsanto to label its GMOs

Ben Frederick | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Monsanto, the often vilified agribusiness corporate giant, is back in the news. First, the ...

Food labeling 101: GMO, organic, and other common grocery labels decoded

Schuyler Velasco | 
The following is an excerpt. Navigating the food labels at the grocery store these days can feel like reading through ...

Peru says no to GMO

Annie Murphy | 
The following is an excerpt. Peru was the cradle of the Inca Empire, and today it’s home to many crops indigenous ...