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Viewpoint: Norman Borlaug knew technology could fight hunger. In the biotech age, we ignore his wisdom at our peril

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Borlaug’s brilliant insights were double-cropping and dwarfing, his incredible focus and hard work are a matter of record, and then ...
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Will CRISPR spawn a new wave of crop biotech innovation despite regulatory hurdles?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The fact that gene-edited crops can be indistinguishable at the molecular level from those that occur in nature or are ...
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Next-generation gene-editing technology: Path to a second Green Revolution?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Might gene-editing facilitate the task of generating and identifying yield-enhancing genetic variation? ...
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Low-hanging fruit: How the first generation of GMO crops yielded massive economic and environmental benefits

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There are still no widely available GM varieties of either wheat or rice, the second and third most widely grown ...

Viewpoint: How consumer fear and misguided regulation limit the progress of crop biotechnology

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There is a profound disconnect between the modern science of crop improvement and the farmer ...

Video: Scientists take on Uganda’s tough questions about GMO crops

NTV Uganda | 
Uganda’s NTV features panel discussion on biotechnology and biosafety with Dr. Nina Fedoroff of Penn State University and Dr. Theresa Sengooba ...

USDA reveals plans to regulate GM plants based on traits, not breeding method

Genetic Literacy Project | 
USDA's Sid Abel and Doug McKalip just briefed me on the new regulatory framework that is shaping up for the ...
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Viewpoint: Gene editing poised to revolutionize agriculture—if we can fix biotech regulations

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In his speech at the recent American Farm Bureau convention, President Trump said his administration was "streamlining regulations that have blocked cutting-edge ...
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Video: Nina Fedoroff’s TED talk on how CRISPR could control the Zika virus without pesticides

TED | 
How did the Zika epidemic become so widespread across the Americas? How do we stop mosquitoes from spreading the virus ...
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Nina Fedoroff: USDA, FDA proposals intended to streamline biotech crop regulations don’t offer needed relief

Agri-Pulse | 
[Editor's note: Nina Fedoroff is an American molecular biologist. She was awarded the National Medal of Science in 2007 and served ...

Trump Administration has opportunity to base biotech regulations on science, not fears

Genetic Literacy Project | 
At least when it comes to biotechnology, the president's order freezing recent regulations provides a chance to get regulations right ...
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Former AAAS president Nina Fedoroff on Danny Hakim’s “disingenuous” NYT GMO ‘hit piece’

[Editor’s note: A recent article  by Danny Hakim in the New York Times claims that GMO crops have not lived up to their ...

GM mosquitoes may be only option for controlling Zika, other viruses

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Genetically modified mosquitoes are in ...

GMOs critical tool to feed 10 billion people without destroying environment

Agriculture and Food Security | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The most recent UN ...
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Andrew Kimbrell vs Nina Fedoroff: Should GMO foods be labeled?

Wall Street Journal | 
One of the biggest arguments in the food world these days involves products that have been genetically modified. Consumer advocates ...

Sustainability proponents talk GMOs, health, superweeds and patents

In These Times | 
As the legal frenzy makes clear, genetic engineering elicits extreme reactions. It’s decried as humanity’s final untethering from the natural ...
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Nina Fedoroff, Kevin Folta, GLP’s Jon Entine push back on organic-led attack on biotech academic research

HuffPost Live | 
In a wide-ranging discussion, HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps discusses the document demands on biotech scientists and the parallels with ...
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AAAS presidents: ‘Anti-GMO harassment of best scientific thinkers must stop now’

Guardian | 
In the latest organised attack on science, 14 senior U.S. scientists are being targeted by anti-GM lobby group U.S. Right ...

Crop biotechnology and the challenges of feeding a world of ten billion

Pennsylvania State University | 
Note: This study by Drew Kershen and Nina Fedoroff is available for free download at: The latest United Nations population ...

Nina Fedoroff: Can we trust Monsanto with our food?

Scientific American | 
The World Food Prize laureates for 2013 were announced in June. They are Marc van Montagu, Mary-Dell Chilton and Rob ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Mark Lynas | 
Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...

GM crops choked by regulatory burder, says GM supporter

New York Times | 
FOOD prices are at record highs and the ranks of the hungry are swelling once again. A warming climate is ...
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