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Video: Instead of paying with a credit card, what if you could simply touch a scanner with your finger?

Video: Instead of paying with a credit card, what if you could simply touch a scanner with your finger?

Kayla Wiles | 
Instead of inserting a card or scanning a smartphone to make a payment, what if you could simply touch the ...
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GMO misinformation proliferates on social media. What happens when it’s shared by experts?

Cami Ryan | 
Picture it. You are a respected, established advocate for agriculture and food production. You might even have a well-recognized brand ...

Non GMO salt? Gluten free orange juice? No hormone-added chicken? Study suggests many consumers willingly overpay even when they learn food label claims are bogus

Jayson Lusk, Lacey Wilson | 
Previous studies, as well as market sales data, show some consumers are willing to pay a premium for redundant or ...
Herbicide Plant Spray Crops Poison

New herbicide controls hard-to-kill weeds, could be paired with resistant GMO crops

Chris Adam | 
Purdue University researchers have developed a compound effective for controlling weeds that is also safe for people and the environment. They ...

CRISPR rice increases grain yield 25% in Chinese field trials

Brian Wallheimer | 
A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop ...
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Neonicotinoid corn seed treatments likely ‘far exceed demonstrable need’, study says

Nearly every foraging honey bee in the state of Indiana will encounter neonicotinoids during corn planting season, and the common ...

How Big Ag’s communication failures led to GMO labeling law

Authors Jessica Eise and Whitney Hodde explain that the ramifications of a poorly informed consumer based are becoming clear in ...
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Bees on crop fields collect ‘astonishing number’ of pesticides used by nearby homeowners

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A Purdue University study ...
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