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Does GMO corn increase crop yields? 21 years of data confirm it does—and provides substantial health benefits

While many studies show that genetically modified crops contribute to yield gains, GMO critics say that they don’t. Such claims, ...
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Can online gamers help developing nations solve aflatoxin crop contamination?

Puzzle solvers at the website Fold.it, a crowdsourcing project, are being asked to look for new and efficient ways to ...
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Genetic engineering and gene silencing could fight deadly crop mycotoxins—if not blocked by activists

Aflatoxins are responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in crop losses annually. Farmers have struggled to control the troublesome ...
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GMO that’s not all GMO: Monsanto’s rootworm-fighting corn seed uses RNA interference

The EPA's relatively quick approval of a new Monsanto seed trait drew criticism from anti-GMO groups that complained about a ...
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15 years after debuting GMO crops, Colombia’s switch has benefited farmers and environment

GM crops saved water, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and provided farmers and the rest of Colombia with a variety of ...
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Activists attack humanitarian ‘GMO’ corn shipment to Haiti — but seeds aren’t genetically engineered

The Non-GMO Project attacked the government of Haiti for approving a humanitarian shipment of high-yield conventional corn, claiming the seeds ...
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GMO corn that resists cancer-causing aflatoxin showcases biotech’s life-saving potential

The creation of GM corn that neutralizes a cancer-causing toxin is a game-changer for human health. The method could be ...
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