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High-yielding wheat boosts chemical use? Study busts popular farming myth

The myth that modern wheat varieties are more heavily reliant on pesticides and fertilizers is debunked by new research published ...
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Fine tuning photosynthesis: Predictive model helps scientists breed higher yielding crops

In the next two decades, crop yields need to increase dramatically to feed the growing global population. Wouldn't it be ...
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‘Good enough to eat?’ Australian plant scientist battles ‘fake news’ about GMOs with new book

Scientists must speak out about the benefits of new genetic technologies such as genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and gene editing, ...
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Are humans truly evolving or are we just genetically ‘drifting’?

Evolution may be responsible for a range of complex traits, including height and waist-to-hip ratio, and diseases such as schizophrenia, ...

Safer food: New biotech uses DNA to screen for bacteria faster than ever

Chicken meat and other foods will be able to be screened for bacteria even faster and more effectively than ever, ...