Using gene editing to control forest fires? It could be a reality if anti-biotechnology activists don’t block it

The American west has experienced devastating wildfires in recent years; while the number of fires has decreased a little over ...

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 ...

Monsanto shill alert: Does industry funded GMO research bias findings?

Can consumers trust "independent" studies funded by corporations that have found genetically modified foods safe? Anti-GMO activists say 'no.' But ...

Dicamba drift fiasco: Example of failed GMO-related chemical technology?

Several states have banned the use of a recently reformulated dicamba herbicide after farmers complained about damaging chemical drift. Identifying ...

Global hunger challenge requires mix of high-tech, GM and organic methods

As the world's population booms, solutions are needed to feed an additional 2 billion humans by 2050. Can organic and ...
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Winemakers abandoning organic status for sustainability, improved taste

The shift has been more common in France, where wineries have cited concerns about the environment and copper buildup from ...

20-year GMO report card: Biotech shrinks ag’s ecological impact, increased farm income $167 billion

Genetic modification has had a dramatic impact on crop production, agricultural sustainability and the economics of farming, in the 26 ...

Despite activists’ claims about glyphosate dangers, there’s no cancer spike in Argentina

Anti-GMO activists have claimed that cancer rates in farming regions of Argentina have spiked. Interviews with local experts paint a ...

Stopping global hunger will require mix of high-tech, GM, organic methods

As the world's population booms, leaders are looking for solutions for feeding an additional 2 billion humans. Can organic and ...
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