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Top 5 most promising COVID-19 vaccine candidates

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
More than 100 vaccine efforts are currently underway in the global push to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the ...
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COVID: Top 10 current conspiracy theories

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
As the COVID-19 crisis worsens, the world also faces a global misinformation pandemic. Conspiracy theories that behave like viruses themselves ...
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Did COVID-19 escape from a lab?

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
A frenzy of speculation has arisen around the idea that the novel coronavirus responsible for the global COVID-19 pandemic might ...

Science to the rescue? How modern genetics could help save the world from coronavirus

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Humanity really has only two options to confront the coronavirus pandemic currently sweeping the planet. The first is to mount ...

Beneficial bugs can co-exist with Bt crops, new studies show

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Genetically modified, insect-resistant Bt crops do not have harmful effects on beneficial bugs in farmers’ fields, two new scientific papers ...

Activists escalate efforts to stop Indian farmers from using GMO seeds

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Anti-GMO activists in India have escalated their war on the country’s resource-poor farmers by moving their efforts to stop genetically ...
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Viewpoint: Eating less meat, boosting crop yields will help prevent famine as climate changes

CNN | 
Humanity is on a collision course with nature. Already 72% of the global ice-free land surface is dedicated to supporting ...
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How anti-GMO groups and ‘Russian trolls’ influence public perceptions of science

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
A new opinion poll suggests that Russian trolls, aided by anti-GMO groups such as the Center for Food Safety and ...

China’s adoption of GMO cotton launched 25-year decline in ‘hazardous’ pesticide use

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
China has experienced large and sustained reductions in pesticide use as a result of adopting GMO cotton, according to the largest-ever ...
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Anti-GMO ‘Russian trolls’ also spread vaccine myths on social media, study finds

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
A new study showing that Russian-linked trolls and social media bots have been heavily promoting misinformation on vaccines shows just how far ...

Indian farmers double yields with Bt cotton, but pest resistance issues complicate its advantages

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Ever since India adopted genetically modified Bt cotton in 2002, a bitter battle has been raging to define the narrative ...
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Viewpoint: FDA approval of ‘Impossible Burger’s’ key GMO ingredient is a huge step for sustainable food

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
The “clean meat” revolution took a major step forward [on July 23] as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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Gene-drive off-switch addresses concerns of releasing ‘genocidal’ mosquitoes into nature to control pests and disease

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Researchers in the UK have developed the first ‘switchable’ gene drive system, potentially addressing fears that the use of gene ...

Talking Biotech: Mark Lynas’ evolution from anti-GMO activist to GMO advocate

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Writer Mark Lynas discusses his life as an anti-GMO activist, why he changed his mind, and his new book Seeds ...
Mandatory label may improve consumer confidence in GMO foods, study finds

Mandatory label may improve consumer confidence in GMO foods, study finds

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Today’s findings suggest ... that the presence of labels may serve to dispel consumer concerns about GMOs by increasing their ...

Chinese embrace fake news on GMOs, with many believing they are US bioterrorism weapons

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Numerous public opinion surveys have shown that Chinese people have a sharply negative attitude towards genetically modified foods, despite the ...
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US FDA approves GMO Golden Rice as safe to eat

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Golden Rice, marking the third positive international assessment for the genetically engineered ...
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Viewpoint: Uganda’s promising GMO crops blocked by anti-science NGOs

New Vision | 
Though Uganda's scientists, working with international partners, have now developed better staple crops, their hands have been tied by the success ...
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Viewpoint: Brazil GMO label shows need to balance transparency and science

Since 2003, Brazilian law has required all consumer products containing genetically modified material to carry a scary-looking label that depicts ...
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Large-scale switch to organic farming would imperil natural habitats, study finds

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Organic agriculture is not as good for the environment as commonly believed, according to a new scientific study reviewing multiple lines of ...

Anti-GMO network protests Golden Rice commercialization in Philippines

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
More than two dozen anti-GMO groups are meeting in the Philippines in a last-ditch attempt to stop the deployment of ...
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Ugandan farmers, scientists hope to bring solution to armyworm invasion blocked by anti-GMO activists

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Ugandan scientists are confident that their latest field trials of genetically modified drought-tolerant and insect-resistant maize are yielding promising results, ...
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Rice gene could dramatically boost several crops’ yields and drought tolerance

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Scientists have moved a step closer to identifying how an obscure gene from rice can dramatically improve yields in some ...
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GMO peace treaty: Mark Lynas lays out 7 steps to stop the fighting

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The following is part of a speech by environmental writer and activist Mark Lynas at the 2018 Oxford Farming Conference [W]hat ...
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Ecomodernist agriculture: Farmers need science and technology to limit environmental footprint

Successful Farming | 
It takes roughly 6 square miles to support one hunting-gathering human. Modern intensive farming, by contrast, can support up to ...
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Anti-GMO group March Against Monsanto promotes, profits from anti-vaccine ads

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Visit the March Against Monsanto website and you'll see a strange ad peppering the pages, among the usual dubious stories about ...
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Glyphosate, Monsanto and Europe: How science and reason almost lost out to hysteria and emotion

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
The glyphosate saga is a fascinating case study in how easily politics can derail science. In watching the glyphosate issue ...
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Anti-biotechnology fake news: ‘Natural News’ claims RNAi used to ‘eliminate black people’

Cornell Alliance for Science | 
Anti-GMO campaigners are promoting a new conspiracy theory conflating the pioneering genetics technology of RNAi with anti-vaxxer myths and a ...