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How is India's organic-only farming experiment in Sikkim going? Peering past the propaganda, not so sustainably.

How is India’s organic-only farming experiment in Sikkim going? Peering past the propaganda, not so sustainably.

Marc Brazeau | 
India's farm sector is in massive flux and strife right now. After a massive ten-day strike in June, Indian farmers ...
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Viewpoint: There’s danger in overselling the benefits of routine DNA sequencing

Jamie Wells | 
For decades the potential of stem cells to cure all disease was promised. Today’s reality is that the few worthy ...
Celiac disease: What's behind the surge in diagnoses?

Celiac disease: What’s behind the surge in diagnoses?

Andrew Porterfield | 
A few years ago, the book “Wheat Belly” became a hit, as it pointed to new “scientifically engineered” strains of ...
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5 ways the USDA could resolve challenges surrounding ‘bioengineered’ food labels

Gregory Jaffe | 
Two years ago, President Obama signed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law (NBFDL) into law, requiring food manufacturers to disclose the presence ...
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European farmers already pondering what life without glyphosate might be like

Andrew Porterfield | 
In the aftermath of the European Parliament’s 355-204 vote opposing the renewal of the popular herbicide glyphosate in 2018 for households ...
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Talking Biotech: Winning the disease resistance ‘arms race’ against plant pathogens to ensure food security

Paul Vincelli, Lida Derevnina, Chih-Hang Wu | 
The disease resistance arms race between plants and pathogens continues. But scientists have entered this war on the side of ...
With glyphosate-cancer legal battles poised to escalate, what are the ramifications for agriculture if the herbicide is restricted?

With glyphosate-cancer legal battles poised to escalate, what are the ramifications for agriculture if the herbicide is restricted?

Cameron English | 
Now that a jury in San Francisco has decided that exposure to Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) was responsible for California groundskeeper ...
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Can we learn about ourselves by studying chimpanzees? Not really.

Agustín Fuentes | 
Trying to go back to our animal roots sounds good in theory, but we can't truly find out what it ...
Why autism looks so different in girls

Why autism looks so different in girls

David Warmflash | 
Girls tend to be diagnosed with autism later in life than boys--often after being misdiagnosed with something else first. Why ...
Viewpoint: Why saving seeds is an unproductive farming practice that locks in poverty

Viewpoint: Why saving seeds is an unproductive farming practice that locks in poverty

Marc Brazeau | 
Farmers mired in farming systems in which saving and cleaning old seed is an economical use of their time is ...
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Selling your DNA in our ‘brave new world’

Erik Lief | 
There are instances when people choose to sell their own blood. Sperm banks transact business based on a different bodily ...
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Viewpoint: Greenpeace and ‘the awful reality of anti-science activism’

Bill Wirtz | 
The Austrian research portal "Addendum" released a bombshell video regarding the facts, figures, and positions regarding GMO foods. In this ...
We talk to our dogs. Do they understand the words we use?

We talk to our dogs. Do they understand the words we use?

Lauren Mackenzie Reynolds | 
Dogs know what 'get the ball' means, but do they truly understand what we say? ...
A Nutritionist Reflects on the Sad State of Health Education About GMOs and Farming at Schools and Universities

A Nutritionist Reflects on the Sad State of Health Education About GMOs and Farming at Schools and Universities

Ruth MacDonald | 
Ruth MacDonald, PhD, Author, Professor and Chair, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, and Interim Senior ...
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DNA testing to reunite separated families—what we learned from the grandmothers of Argentina

Ricki Lewis | 
The idea to use DNA testing to reunite families separated at US borders due to the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” ...
When a Farmer and a Dietitian are the Same Person: Telling Stories to Counter Misinformation about Biotechnology

When a Farmer and a Dietitian are the Same Person: Telling Stories to Counter Misinformation about Biotechnology

Jennie Schmidt | 
Jennie Schmidt, Third-Generation Maryland Farmer, Registered Dietitian, Member of the Global Farmer Network | August 7, 2018 Highlights: Combining a ...
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Viewpoint: Eliminating pesticides from farming isn’t realistic—or desirable

Terry Daynard | 
In about 1980, I visited several International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) research sites in Mexico. The trip included ...
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What causes cancer? Challenge is distinguishing ‘between myth and reality’

Josh Bloom | 
Misleading information about what can and can't cause cancer is incredibly prevalent in our society ...
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Talking Biotech: Probing the psychology of consumers who fear GMOs

Kevin Folta, David Just | 
Why do consumers fear technologies that have generated an abundant food supply? Economist Dr. David Just explains how emotion influences ...
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Viewpoint: Nigeria must rely on science to find its way through the GMO debate

Abdullahi Tsanni | 
The global evolution in science has lead to the emergence and adoption of agricultural biotechnology in some parts of the ...
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Marrying your cousin? There may be evolutionary benefits

David Warmflash | 
The taboo against cousin marriages may be overblown--and there may even be an evolutionary argument in support of it in ...
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Viewpoint: How organic activists use intimidation and character assassination to attack GMOs

Henry Miller | 
In Part 1,  I described the vendetta by the Russian government's propaganda apparatus against technologies like fracking and modern genetic ...
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We’re in the early stages of a genetic revolution. Should we be worried?

Robert Chapman | 
Many people have overestimated the effects of genetic era. The truth is that we still don't know what most of ...
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What can sexual pleasure teach us about behavioral learning?

Gina Mantica | 
Opiod receptors in our brain are triggered when we have sex. Researching this mechanism can tell us a lot about ...
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Prominent anti-GMO NGOs and organic businesses partnered with Russia to ‘smear’ American agriculture

Henry Miller | 
It's no secret that although the Internet has vastly improved our lives in many respects, it has downsides — less ...
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Can a genetic test predict risk of opioid addiction?

Roger Chriss | 
The opioid crisis is an ongoing tragedy, with fatal overdoses costing thousands of lives each year. Although opioids are an ...
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Even as managed honeybee colonies hit record numbers, another threat to their health is identified: Mystery viruses

Andrew Porterfield | 
The quest to figure out what's behind honeybee deaths has become as much a political question as a scientific one. Recent ...
Viewpoint: By 'shutting the door' on crop gene editing, Europe shows its biotech regulations deeply flawed

Viewpoint: By ‘shutting the door’ on crop gene editing, Europe shows its biotech regulations deeply flawed

Ottoline Leyser | 
The European Court of Justice has made an important ruling on genetically modified crops. Since 2003, new crop varieties produced by ...

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