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Video: How CRISPR can help us feed the world

Shelley Schlender | 
Bread and chocolate are staples of the American diet. And a scientific team in California is working hard to make ...
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GMO nutrition-enhanced corn in development could cut cost of animal feed

Researchers in the United States say they have discovered how to genetically engineer corn to produce a kind of amino acid usually ...

Vancomycin: Supercharged drug could reverse antibiotic resistance crisis

Jessica Berman | 
Scientists have tweaked a powerful antibiotic, called vancomycin, so it is once more powerful against life-threatening bacterial infections. Researchers say ...

Zimbabwean scientists develop drought and heat-tolerant maize

Scientists in Zimbabwe say they have developed new heat- and drought-tolerant varieties of maize that may be ready for sale ...

With egg-freezing ban in place, single Chinese women obtain procedure abroad

Anna Matteo | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Modern science has done ...
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Specter of Agent Orange haunts introduction of GMOs to Vietnam

Lien Hoang | 
When Vietnam moved economically from communism to capitalism in the 1980s, it enjoyed an agriculture boom that lifted millions from ...

Genetic analysis of sorghum predicts best varieties for drought, stress

Differences in a crop plant's genes can help predict how a particular variety will respond to a drier or hotter ...

GMO breeding: Years of practice but still divisive

Aida Akl | 
Proponents and critics of genetic modification (GM) have been arguing over the potential impact of genetically modified organisms (GMO) on ...

Amid maize famine, more Kenyans call for lifting GMO ban

Hilary Heuler | 
With a virus threatening the crops of up to 70 percent of Kenya's maize farmers, a number of lawmakers are ...

Expanded research puts global food security on horizon

Kim Lewis | 
Scientists and food experts have high hopes in achieving global food security as the Cinsultatvie Group on Internnational Agricultural Research ...

China’s GMO debate stuck in ‘stalemate’ between scientists and anti-GMO activists

The debate in China over expanding the use of genetically modified crops has reached a stalemate. Analysts say that despite ...

In Europe, debate intensifies over GMO food imports from US

Ana Holtz-Ward | 
The European Union has some of the strictest regulations in the world for genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, requiring extensive ...

Growing controversy over GMO bananas in Uganda

Hilary Heuler | 
Uganda is poised to introduce genetically modified organisms as parliament considers a bill to regulate them.  The modified crops could ...
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