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Big Ag funds ‘grassroots’ groups to campaign for GMOs

Martha Rosenberg | 
How did a California initiative requiring the labeling of genetically engineered food (Prop 37) get defeated in 2012 despite the ...
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New Mexico evolution event scuttled after attack from Intelligent Design creationists

Arturo Garcia | 
Mexico Museum of Natural History canceled a series of events honoring scientist Charles Darwin after two local retired engineers lobbied ...

Oregon senator vows to repeal the “Monsanto Protection Act”

Eric Dolan | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Senator  Jeff Merkley  (D-OR) on Monday vowed to repeal a measure that prevents federal courts from ...

Genetically modified grass blamed for mass cattle deaths in Texas

Johnathan Terbush | 
A form of genetically modified grass is being cited as the likely culprit in the sudden death of a herd ...
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U.S. House Democrats defeat sex-selective abortion ban

Kay Steiger | 
The House of Representatives voted down a bill Thursday that sought to ban sex-selective abortion, 246-168, according to the Washington ...

Researchers untangle complex genetic processes underlying breast cancer

Eric Dolan | 
Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have begun to unravel the complex processes that cause breast cancer, identifying a ...