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13 nations say it’s time to end ‘political posturing’ and embrace crop gene editing

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 Agricultural scientists have been excited about gene editing since it debuted several years ago. The technology dramatically cuts the time ...
Synthetic biology mosquitoes: Pioneering solution emerges to counter fears over using genetic engineering to control Zika

Synthetic biology mosquitoes: Pioneering solution emerges to counter fears over using genetic engineering to control Zika

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In fall 2015, the biotech company Oxitec planned to release genetically engineered mosquitoes throughout the Florida Keys capable of stopping their ...
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Roundup in breast milk? Disturbing new details in the plot to discredit nutritionist Shelley McGuire

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In July 2015, Michelle (Shelley) McGuire, a nutrition professor and lactation expert then at Washington State University (WSU), was targeted ...
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Court blocks Monsanto subpoena of glyphosate documents from activist group Avaaz

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On September 6th, a New York judge blocked Monsanto's attempt to subpoena documents from the political activist group Avaaz. The biotech firm requested ...
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‘Children killer’ glyphosate found in Cheerios? Experts dismantle Environmental Working Group’s glyphosate study

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“If you or your children are eating Cheerios right now, there’s a good chance that they’re accompanied by a potentially ...
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Organic Times: New satire site takes Onion-like look at crop biotechnology activists

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Agriculture is a serious topic. While farmers in the developing world struggle to save their crops from pest invasions and ...
With glyphosate-cancer legal battles poised to escalate, what are the ramifications for agriculture if the herbicide is restricted?

With glyphosate-cancer legal battles poised to escalate, what are the ramifications for agriculture if the herbicide is restricted?

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Now that a jury in San Francisco has decided that exposure to Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) was responsible for California groundskeeper ...
Science setback? What's next now that European court rules gene-edited crops are GMOs?

Science setback? What’s next now that European court rules gene-edited crops are GMOs?

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With the European court ruling that CRISPR crops and other gene-edited foods must be treated as classic transgenic GMOs, scientists worry ...
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Podcast: Has the GMO debate reached a turning point?

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For more than a decade now, environmentalist groups have waged a successful campaign against biotechnology in agriculture. Playing on the ...
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Viewpoint: How anti-glyphosate activists deny science when debating the herbicide’s safety

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Anti-GMO activists argue with religious certainty that the weedkiller glyphosate (Monsanto’s Roundup) is dangerous, deadly even. But in the next ...
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Did the EPA and Monsanto conspire to hide glyphosate’s health risks?

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A recent op-ed in the Sacramento Bee repeated the debunked conspiracy theory that Monsanto manipulated the EPA to hide evidence ...
Disease-resistant GMO crops can reduce pesticide use—if environmental activists do not block them

Disease-resistant GMO crops can reduce pesticide use—if environmental activists do not block them

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Anti-GMO activists should take a step back and look closely at some of the benefits that new genetically modified crops ...
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Partisan divide erupts on glyphosate-cancer science as IARC supporters push ‘Monsanto Papers’ narrative

“There appear to be serious problems with the science underlying [the International Agency for Research on Cancer]’s [2015] assessment of ...
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Lessons learned from the 2017 Monsanto dicamba herbicide fiasco

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Farmers, university scientists, the EPA and ag companies are working together to figure out what went wrong and how to ...
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Viewpoint: It’s unreasonable to think Big Ag controls pro-GMO scientists

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Scientists are generally inclined to dislike big companies--but they know that biotechnology has made our food supply safer and more ...
Obesity epidemic: Could gene therapy be an answer?

Obesity epidemic: Could gene therapy be an answer?

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Scientists are working with treatments that have shown success in amping up the metabolism of mice, helping them lose weight ...
Viewpoint: Genetic engineering's benefits extend far beyond GMO crops and controversy

Viewpoint: Genetic engineering’s benefits extend far beyond GMO crops and controversy

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In discussing biotechnology, too much controversy is focused on the crops developed by Monsanto and its competitors. Genetic engineering is ...
Jon Entine podcast: Corruption and secrecy behind IARC's glyphosate cancer designation?

Jon Entine podcast: Corruption and secrecy behind IARC’s glyphosate cancer designation?

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Glyphosate has been in the headlines for two weeks. Here's a background interview with the GLP's executive director explaining the ...
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Taxpayers don’t have to pay for overpriced food labels

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PolicyMicFarm Bill Cuts $22 Million From Organic Food Funding: Taxpayers Don't Have to ...PolicyMicIn November, California voters rejected Proposition 37, ...