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Talking Biotech: There’s a worldwide vanilla shortage. Can science save our favorite food flavoring?

Vanilla is the world's favorite food flavoring—but there's not enough to go around. Thankfully, scientists are developing new ways to ...
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Food, genetic engineering and public opinion: Do popular concerns matter?

Confounding many scientists, the public remains skeptical of GM foods yet embraces biotech medicines. Why the difference? What can we ...