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Video: Why does genetic modification have such a bad reputation? A conversation with Bayer GMO scientist Larry Gilbertson

Video: Why does genetic modification have such a bad reputation? A conversation with Bayer GMO scientist Larry Gilbertson

Larry Gilberson, Stu McNish | 
Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats.  Otherwise known as CRISPR, it is a term many people know is associated with ...

Reality of organic food doesn’t match pastoral image

Randy Shore | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The organic farming movement ...

Where Canada stands in GMO crop adoption

Randy Shore | 
The growth of genetically engineered food crops has been strong in a handful of nations, but may be slowing as ...

Does it contain GMOs or protect rainforests? App scans food, provides label alternative

Randy Shore | 
A new smartphone app may help concerned consumers bring social and environmental justice to the grocery store by supplying information ...

Genetic sequencing offers promise of individualized medicine, but at what cost?

Randy Shore | 
Whole genome sequencing has officially entered the medical mainstream and kicked off an era of truly personalized medicine. California-based Illumina ...

Genetically engineered poplar trees break down more easily, hailed as environmental boon

Randy Shore | 
Researchers have genetically engineered poplar trees with lignin that breaks down more easily, opening the door to cheaper biofuels and ...

British Columbia is hotbed of anti-GMO sentiment

Randy Shore | 
Studies suggesting health effects from eating food derived from GE crops remain highly controversial. The Canadian government evaluates novel foods ...

Lessons learned from the Séralini affair

Robert Blair | 
Last year a group of French scientists led by Dr. Gilles-Eric Séralini reported in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology ...

Some people are genetically predisposed to spot danger

Randy Shore | 
A new study from the University of British Columbia has found more than half of people are genetically predisposed to ...

“We need a holistic approach to bee health challenges”

Lorne Hepworth | 
Bee health has been the subject of much media attention over the last year — and rightly so. Bees are ...

Genetics used to tailor cancer treatment

Erin Ellis | 
A British Columbia Cancer Agency study of 26 terminally ill patients is using genomic information from both tumours and normal ...

Researchers close in on better, faster ways to diagnose autism

Kim Pemberton, Sheryl Ubelacker | 
A Canadian-led research team has identified several more genetic mutations that appear to be linked to autism spectrum disorder. The ...

Canada: Genetically modified food is welcome innovation

Lorne Hepworth | 
The following is an excerpt. Innovation is key to keeping Canada’s agricultural sector strong and science-based regulatory systems ensure that ...

Stem cells converted to human bones

Richard Gray | 
Scientists have grown human bone from stem cells in a laboratory, paving the way for patients to have bro-ken bones ...

Richmond passes ban on genetically engineered crops

Richmond council has passed a motion banning genetically modified plants and crops from being grown in the city, the first ...
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