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Golden Rice: The GMO crop loved by humanitarians, opposed by Greenpeace

Golden Rice is back in the news as the Philippines and Bangladesh move closer towards approval of the GMO food ...
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From GMOs to BPA, why the wealthy are more likely to fall for food pseudoscience

Socioeconomics play a significant role in attitudes about food ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s why organic farming needs GMOs

“Civilization has been built on genetically modified plants.” — Nina V. Fedoroff, Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientists View of Genetically ...
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Talking Biotech: Roundup Ready GMO crops made weed management ‘easy’—an agronomist’s view

Kentucky agronomist Chad Lee: Farmers choose herbicide-tolerant GMO crops because they simplify effective weed management and enable no-till farming ...
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Talking Biotech: Can biofortified GMO soybeans help tackle vitamin A deficiency?

Plant scientist Monica Schmidt: By modifying only one gene, a new variety of soybeans has higher levels of beta-carotene than ...
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Nobel laureate Sir Richard Roberts: Uganda will remain trapped by food poverty if its leaders bow to anti-biotech activists

One of the main sources of nutrition for poor Ugandans, bananas, is on the verge of being wiped out by ...
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Viewpoint: How politics pollutes the FDA’s genetically modified animal regulations and stifles innovation

AquaBounty's fast-growing salmon and Oxitec's disease-fighting mosquitos are two examples of why genetically modified animals should be regulated by the ...
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Europe missed out on GMO biotech revolution. What’s going to happen with gene editing?

As a plant geneticist in Europe, I must carefully pick my way through some of the most onerous constraints to ...
Global glyphosate herbicide ban would cause substantial damage to economy and environment, study shows

Global glyphosate herbicide ban would cause substantial damage to economy and environment, study shows

A new study finds that a ban on glyphosate would cause billions of dollars in economic losses and increase the ...
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Words matter: Goodbye ‘GMO’?

The popular terms 'GMO' and 'genetically modified' contribute to the public's negative perceptions of genetically engineered foods? How can we ...
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Worst 10 list: Advocacy groups that put ideology ahead of science on food and farming issues

Which organizations promote ideology over science in the debate over crop biotechnology? The list includes some of the most well-known ...
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How human chimeras could revolutionize science and medicine

The NIH appears ready to fund scientists who want to make and study human chimeras. What can we hope to ...
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Does CRISPR gene editing = GMO? Biotechnology skeptics may split on how to regulate New Breeding Technologies

The movement opposed to products that have been called "GM" maybe splitting into two, with one faction considering to taking ...
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American attitudes toward GMO foods divides by education and gender, not politics nor religion

A new Pew survey found that acceptance of use of GMOs crops and pesticides depended far more on education and ...