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Science journals should publish negative results to speed technological advances, CRISPR expert urges

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Near the end of April, my colleagues and I published an unusual scientific paper — one reporting a failed experiment ...
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Viewpoint: Indian scientist M.S. Swaminathan’s unscientific attack on GMO crops won’t help his country grow more food

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[In November], Indian journal Current Science published a thinly-veiled attack against the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture .... [T]he Current Science piece ...
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Viewpoint: Frankenstein’s legacy is a ‘distrust of science’—and GMOs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The novel ushered in a concept that actively harms the Global South two centuries later ...

Talking Biotech: Can genetically engineered cassava help African farmers?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Plant scientist Devang Mehta: African farmers lose 24% of their cassava crop each year on average due to the mosaic ...
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The human cost of the anti-GMO movement: Why one scientist is quitting GE crop research

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Constantly confronting people who think my research will harm them is profoundly distressing ...
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Viewpoint: Are plants conscious? New York Times bungles story about how anesthetics can ‘sedate’ a plant

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[T]he New York Times [recently] ran a story on a scientific paper about how anesthetics stopped motion in plants with a provocative headline for readers and ...
Non-antibiotic sepsis-fighting drug could save millions of lives

Non-antibiotic sepsis-fighting drug could save millions of lives

Massive | 
The state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) in southeast India is perhaps not the first place you’d expect to find a ...
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