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Pesticide makers drop challenge to California’s proposed chlorpyrifos insecticide ban

Andrew Sheeler | Sacramento Bee | 
Pesticide manufactures on [September 9] agreed to drop challenges to a proposed California ban on sales of a product linked ...

California drought highlights need for genetic engineering of crops

Ted Sheely | Sacramento Bee | 
In this time of unprecedented drought, much attention has been focused on the use of water for farms to grow ...

Organic fed animals no healtheir than GMO fed ones, but gain price premium

Edward Ortiz | Sacramento Bee | 
Megan Brown sells beef from grass-fed cows, but the Butte County rancher’s choice is motivated more by the higher price ...

Pesticide exposure during pregnancy may increase risk of autism

Edward Ortiz | Sacramento Bee | 
Pregnant women who live near areas where agricultural pesticides are applied experience a higher risk of delivering children with autism ...

Scientists create bionic plants

Deborah Netburn | Sacramento Bee | 
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are giving plants enhanced abilities by placing tiny carbon nanotubes within their cells ...

In Vermont a state senator and organic farmer push for GMO labeling

Chris Adams | Sacramento Bee | 
David Zuckerman, an organic farmer and state senator, is a key advocate for ensuring that foods containing genetically modified ingredients be ...

California: Conflicts come to light at stem cell institute

Sacramento Bee | 
The following is an excerpt. With a new chairman, Jonathan Thomas, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine claims it has turned a page. Thomas ...

Editorial: Stem cell agency finally addresses potential for conflicts

Sacramento Bee | 
The following is an excerpt. Politics is the art of the possible. Jonathan Thomas, who chairs the oversight committee for California's stem ...

Era of personalized medicine bears tangible fruit

Sacramento Bee | 
The Personalized Medicine World Conference, PMWC 2013, to be held on January 28-29, 2013 in Silicon Valley, provides real-world insights ...

Proposition 37 defeated in California

Laurel Rosenhall | Sacramento Bee | 
A measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods was defeated Tuesday. Proposition 37 was the second time nationwide that ...

Stem cell supplement approved in Taiwan

Sacramento Bee | 
RBC Life Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: RBCL) announced today that the Company's stem cell supplement, Stem-Kine™, has been approved for importation ...
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