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Andrew Revkin on the spectacular rise of humans: Journey into the Anthropocene

New York Times | 
It’s been only a few decades since science began building a picture of the backstory to [humankind's] spectacular ascent. It’s a story ...
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Pope’s concern about GMOs is about corporate power, not safety

New York Times | 
Needless to say, there’s a lot to explore in Pope Francis’s encyclical, “Laudato Si’ — On the Care of Our ...
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Can the genetic techniques that turned corn into a staple transform the homely cassava?

New York Times | 
Bill Gates spends a lot of his time probing the minds and work of researchers and analysts trying to solve ...
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Video: Smart phones and scannable label codes could resolve GMO labeling fights

New York Times | 
Could technology solve the GMO labeling fight? Secretary of agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses the use of smart phones and scannable ...

Video: Feelings, Facts, Food and GMOs

New York Times | 
Andrew Revkin led a Google Hangout discussion with Shelley Boris, a chef committed to conscientious cuisine and author of “Fresh ...

Food, genes and the feeling of risk

New York Times | 
Riffing off of breaking news about General Mills announcent that it had dumped GMOs from its iconic Cheerios, Andrew Revkin ...

Prominent scientists and journalists in agreement: Golden Rice research should continue

New York Times | 
Andrew Revkin weaves together narratives from journalists Amy Harmon and Mark Lynas about the critical need for Golden Rice trials ...

Will synthetic biology benefit or threaten wild things?

New York Times | 
The following is an excerpt. Will synthetic biology help or hinder conservation efforts? This was the question asked at a ...
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A song tries to go beyond the ‘OMG’ reaction to GMOs

New York Times | 
David Holmes and Andrew Bean, two graduates from NYU, have created a hip hop music video called “OMG GMOs”, aimed ...
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