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Podcast: GMO AquAdvantage salmon headed for US grocery stores after 15 years of regulatory review

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When the transgenic AquAdvantage salmon was first developed in 1989, the goal was simple: engineer a fast-growing fish that required ...
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Podcast: Anthony Warner, ‘The Angry Chef,’ debunks fad diets and popular food ‘pseudoscience’

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Anthony Warner is known as The Angry Chef, achieving notoriety for critically analyzing the social movements that pop up around ...
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Tomorrow’s scientists developing CRISPR-edited crops to boost sustainable farming

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Three graduate students highlight their efforts to breed disease-resistant crops and teach science to consumers ...
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Whispering down the ‘fake news’ lane targeting conventional farming: No, Lou Gehrig’s Disease not caused by pesticides spread by chemical-spraying airplanes

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Is it sensationalism to get traffic, lazy reporting -- or intentional misrepresentation of facts? ...
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Neutralizing toxic military explosives with GMO plants

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Military preparedness means testing ammunition in controlled field trials, as well as decommissioning obsolete weaponry. The result is a significant ...
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Talking Biotech: Epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat debunks flawed glyphosate-cancer meta-analysis. Were the mistakes deliberate?

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A skeptical look at the latest glyphosate-cancer study reveals critical errors ...
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Plant geneticist Kevin Folta: University of California-San Francisco teams with anti-biotech activists attacking independent scientists

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The University of California at San Francisco has compiled a database of documents claimed to shine a bright light on ...
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Talking Biotech: Ethos Chocolate—the pro-GMO candy brand winning over biotech skeptics

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Ethos chocolate hypes its use of GMO ingredients to promote crop biotechnology ...
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Talking Biotech: How AAAS, world’s largest science organization, promoted ‘data-less conspiracy’ linking glyphosate to kidney disease

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There is no evidence that glyphosate causes kidney disease. Why does the AAAS say otherwise? ...
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AAAS fumble? Prestigious scientists’ organization endorses ‘data-less’ study suggesting links between glyphosate and kidney disease in Sri Lanka

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I humbly ask this question.  What am I missing? I just read the press release from the AAAS about the 2019 Scientific ...
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Talking Biotech: Recruiting bees as soldiers in the war on plant pests

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The company Bee Vectoring Technologies uses bees to control deadly plant pests ...
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New vectoring technology turns bees into soldiers in the war against plant pests

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Bees are being armed as soldiers in the war on plant pests, leading the charge toward sustainable farming. Farming is ...
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Talking Biotech: Regulating gene-edited animals as drugs will stifle food innovation

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Animal gene editing could revolutionize food production. But FDA regulation stands in the way ...
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Talking Biotech: Extreme GMO skeptics know the least about genetics—how should science communicators respond?

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People most opposed to GMOs know little about them. How does this impact science communication? ...
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Talking Biotech: Genetic engineering could protect at-risk forests—but regulation blocks progress

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Changing climates and pathogens threaten forests. Biotechnology could help, if regulators get out of the way ...
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Talking Biotech: Turning GMO plants into carcinogen-catching air filters

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Could GMO houseplants purify the air in our homes? ...
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Talking Biotech: Environmentalist Erin Brockovich is wrong about Monsanto, glyphosate and cancer

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Famous environmental advocate Erin Brockovich says glyphosate causes cancer. Here's why she's wrong ...
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Podcast: Jon Entine, Kevin Folta, Perry Hackett on how gene editing could dampen the partisan GMO divide

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How do you win over people who view crop biotechnology and corporate influence as threats? One answer may be gene ...
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Talking Biotech: How do we get consumers to think like scientists?

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Thomas Zinnen and Kevin Folta tackle a perennial question: How do you communicate science to a hostile audience? ...
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Talking Biotech: Tough questions about genetic engineering—a listener interviews Dr. Kevin Folta

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Roles are reversed on this week's podcast. Science enthusiast and blogger Gary Nolan interviews Dr. Folta ...
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Plant scientist Kevin Folta: Claims about glyphosate in orange juice are ‘brilliantly devious’

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Since 2013 the science communication community and wacky food activists learned something important — you can fill a table with creepy numbers, ...
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Talking Biotech: As demand for food rises, the world needs more plant scientists

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The world needs plant scientists. Two experts explain how you can join the field ...
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Talking Biotech: Meet the liquor store owner boycotting Smirnoff’s ‘non-GMO’ vodka

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Meet Allison Nondorf, a farmer and co-owner of A&C Liquid Assets in Kansas. The liquor store refuses to sell Smirnoff's ...
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Absolut failure: Kansas farm family takes stand against fear-based non-GMO vodka marketing

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I don’t throw the word hero around very often, but in this case the cape fits. Out on the vast ...
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Talking Biotech: How regulation threatens the future of biotechnology

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Technology is revolutionizing health care and food production. But excessive regulation slows these important developments. What does this mean for ...
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Talking Biotech: How insects could make our food supply more sustainable

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Producing feed for animals we eat has led to overfishing and other environmental challenges. Feeding our livestock insects might solve ...
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Talking Biotech: Mango is a vital food crop worldwide. But where did it come from?

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Mango is popular worldwide, but especially important in India and southeast Asia. On this episode, Emily Warschefsky and Kevin Folta ...