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Synthetic biology could outperform plants at producing marijuana components. But obstacles remain.

Using the tools of synthetic biology, innovators are making a bold move into the cannabinoid industry, particularly as cannabinoids are ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 1: Has pesticide use decreased?

What is the truth about crop pesticides and their residues in food in 2018? ...
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Mysterious ‘Ebola-like’ outbreak linked to synthetic marijuana

Since March, hundreds of people in the U.S. have come down with horrific, Ebola-like symptoms of bleeding. The initially mysterious ...
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4 things that led to the myth that organic farmers use more pesticides than conventional farmers

This is part two of a four-part series attempting to separate fact from fiction regarding pesticide use on organic farms ...
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Myth busting: Are natural pesticides really safer than synthetic ones?

Both organic and conventional farmers use pesticides, but these chemicals are rampant in nature and many natural ones are more ...