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Viewpoint: There’s no one ‘butterfly-killing bogeyman’ to blame for declining monarch populations

Justin Cremer | 
“When you look at the 25-year trend, it seems quite dire,” [Anurag] Agrawal, a Cornell University professor of ecology and ...
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Gene-drive off-switch addresses concerns of releasing ‘genocidal’ mosquitoes into nature to control pests and disease

Mark Lynas | 
Researchers in the UK have developed the first ‘switchable’ gene drive system, potentially addressing fears that the use of gene ...
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Viewpoint: Biofortified GMO crops can help alleviate world hunger

Daniel Norero | 
About 800 million people are currently suffering from hunger in the world, and some 2 billion suffer from some type of ...
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Mandatory label may improve consumer confidence in GMO foods, study finds

Mark Lynas | 
Today’s findings suggest ... that the presence of labels may serve to dispel consumer concerns about GMOs by increasing their ...

Chinese embrace fake news on GMOs, with many believing they are US bioterrorism weapons

Mark Lynas | 
Numerous public opinion surveys have shown that Chinese people have a sharply negative attitude towards genetically modified foods, despite the ...
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GMO crops in Africa: How South African farmers paved the way

Nkechi Isaac | 
“I feel I wasted my time working for over 20 years as an electrical engineer in Johannesburg,” said Khambi Frans ...
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Infamous Seralini GMO rat tumor study debunked by European scientists

Joan Conrow | 
Three European studies have disproved Gilles-Éric Séralini’s widely circulated claims that genetically modified maize (corn) induces tumors in rats. Séralini, ...
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GMO crop pioneer Marc Van Montagu: Overpopulation—not GMOs—drives monocultures

David de Puem, Moritz Gallei | 
At roughly the same time as Mary-Dell Chilton and Monsanto, who were working in the United States, [Belgian molecular biologists ...
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US FDA approves GMO Golden Rice as safe to eat

Mark Lynas | 
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Golden Rice, marking the third positive international assessment for the genetically engineered ...
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Where food security trumps ideology: ‘People in Mozambique are not worried about GMOs’

Joseph Gakpo | 
In Mozambique, a country where 64 percent of the population is food insecure, no one cares about the processes used ...
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How ‘technophobia’ helps explain public opposition to GMOs and biotechnology

Etta Bisong | 
It is now common sense to argue that the issue lies not in the concept of the technology, but with ...
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How regulators ensure that pesticide residues on food don’t hurt us

Juan Ortúzar | 
Due to my relationship with the world of food, I constantly hear inaccurate comments about GMOs and agricultural pesticides.  While ...
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Video: Blight-resistant GMO potato could help Ugandan farmers increase yields, reduce pesticide use

A GMO potato offers hope to Uganda farmers who are struggling with the devastating late blight disease. But politics have ...
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Viewpoint: Brazilian anti-GMO activists should stop supporting fear-mongering label

Lucia de Souza | 
What is the difference between these two signs? Both show a black T inside a yellow warning shape. But in ...
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Viewpoint: USDA’s friendly ‘bioengineered’ food label could help undo anti-GMO activists’ stigmatization

Joan Conrow | 
Though anti-GMO activists have long pushed labeling as a way to stigmatize genetically modified foods, America’s draft proposal for labeling ...
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How scientists are using CRISPR to make foods that directly benefit consumers

Jenna Gallegos | 
Scientists are now using a pioneering technology called CRISPR to edit a plant’s own genes, ushering in a host of ...
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Genetic engineering has ‘enormous potential’ to solve environmental problems in Africa, scientists say

Nkechi Isaac | 
[S]cientists and government officials, in a series of exclusive interviews with the Alliance for Science, opined that biotechnology is one ...
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Viewpoint: Brazil GMO label shows need to balance transparency and science

Mark Lynas | 
Since 2003, Brazilian law has required all consumer products containing genetically modified material to carry a scary-looking label that depicts ...
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Mozambique farmers hope drought-tolerant GMO seeds can help them adapt to changing climate

Joseph Gakpo | 
Natural disasters like extreme drought and floods are prevalent in Mozambique, and the country has experienced about 15 protracted droughts ...
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Video: How GMO bananas could help Ugandan farmers overcome bacterial wilt disease

Uganda's political system holds the key to helping farmers who are struggling with the devastating banana bacterial wilt disease. Read ...
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Video: The science behind insect-resistant GMO Bt corn—explained

Joel Ochieng, Senior Research Fellow and Leader of Agricultural Biotechnology at the University of Nairobi, explains what a GMO is -- ...
Viewpoint: How an anti-GMO reporter discovered science and embraced the benefits of crop biotechnology

Viewpoint: How an anti-GMO reporter discovered science and embraced the benefits of crop biotechnology

Joan Conrow | 
I’ve ... come to learn that GMOs are a stand-in for many other gripes, like industrialization and corporatization. They’re viewed ...
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Bill Gates endorses CRISPR gene editing to spur food, medical innovation

Joan Conrow | 
Philanthropist Bill Gates today strongly endorsed new gene editing techniques such as CRISPR, saying they could help humanity overcome some ...
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Large-scale switch to organic farming would imperil natural habitats, study finds

Mark Lynas | 
Organic agriculture is not as good for the environment as commonly believed, according to a new scientific study reviewing multiple lines of ...
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Anti-GMO network protests Golden Rice commercialization in Philippines

Mark Lynas | 
More than two dozen anti-GMO groups are meeting in the Philippines in a last-ditch attempt to stop the deployment of ...
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Viewpoint: GMO crops can empower smallholder women farmers in Africa

Joshua Muhumuza | 
Efforts to get products of modern agricultural technologies, such as GM crops, into the hands of farmers have so far ...
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Uganda’s GMO law expected to pass now that president’s ‘concerns’ have been addressed, officials say

Joshua Muhumuza | 
Some Ugandan officials are optimistic that the nation’s biotechnology biosafety bill will soon pass, saying that President Museveni’s concerns have ...
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From GMOs to CRISPR: Making sense of how genetic engineering tweaks nature

Jenna Gallegos | 
Many new genetic engineering techniques have been stumbled upon by accident. Studying how bacteria defend themselves has led to CRISPR ...