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Infographic: Are genetically engineered crops less safe than classically-bred food?

Crops and foods today are not what they used to look like. Farmers and plant breeders have been modifying plant ...
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GMOs in pipeline promise consumer-friendly traits but attacks by familiar critics abound

Genetic engineering of food is moving on to the second-generation. The changes could be revolutionary ...
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Artificial DNA acts just like the real thing. Does that mean we should we make it?

We know we can create 'artificial DNA'. The real questions are: Should we? and To What end? Should there be ...
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Meet Watchfrogs: GM frogs and fish detect endocrine disrupting chemicals in wastewater

The public brouhaha over the first GM animal designed for human consumption--the AquaBounty salmon-- has thrown a cloud over the ...
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GMO myth busting: Crops (and humans) safely composed of ‘foreign’ genes

A central canon of GMO critics is the belief that transgenics--transferring genes from one species to another--represents a 'crime against ...