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GMO and gene-edited biofortified crops weaken case for organic agriculture

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A new lineup of GMO and gene-edited crops with nutrient content organic growers simply can't replicate ...
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Anti-GMO movement merging with anti-vaccine groups, escalating threat to global coronavirus response

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As scientists around the world work at an unprecedented pace to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, anti-vaccine proponents are planting ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO groups push ‘natural’ COVID cures, deny pandemic-fighting biotech solutions

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One of the primary arguments hurled at proponents of genetic engineering is that the crops, medicines and vaccines produced using ...
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Genetic engineering key to developing COVID-19 vaccine

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Scientists throughout the world are engaged in a herculean effort to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus that has ...
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From hunger to profitable harvest: How GMO, CRISPR-edited plants can help curb $220 billion in annual crop losses

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Innovations in plant genetics are inoculating vital food crops against devastating diseases ...
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Viewpoint: Science denialism threatens the potential of gene-edited crops

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Undermining science that does not fit into one's intellectual or political framework is dangerous ...
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Is there a place for CRISPR gene editing in organic farming? Many farmers say ‘yes’

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Denying ourselves these benefits to protect distorted ideas about what's 'natural' is nonsensical ...
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Anti-GMO forces target New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) despite similarities to conventional crops

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The same meritless arguments leveled against GMOs resurface for New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) ...
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Genetic engineering, CRISPR and food: What the ‘revolution’ will bring in the near future

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Genetic engineering and gene editing have the potential to radically transform our lives if they can overcome the objections of ...
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Viewpoint: How organic industry opposition to CRISPR gene editing encourages pesticide use

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The organic food movement has a bigger problem than the double standard it relies on to attack synthetic chemicals ...
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Viewpoint: Organic food movement ‘shoots itself in the foot’ by rejecting CRISPR gene editing

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By making rejection of technology part of their 'brand,' organic food producers may put themselves at a severe competitive disadvantage ...
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Nigeria’s greenlighting of Bt insect resistant cotton and cowpeas may spur Africa’s acceptance of GMOs

Barring a change of course, Nigeria is on pace to become one of the largest GM producing and consuming countries ...
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Viewpoint: Why we can’t seem to bridge the gulf that divides pro- and anti-GMO forces

The opposition to GMOs is based not on scientific evidence, but on personal values and ideology. In effect, the two ...
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African farmers look to genetic engineering in fight against plant diseases and pests

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The benefits of genetic engineering will not come to fruition in Africa if the opponents of the technology continue to ...
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Africa edging toward greater acceptance of genetically engineered crops

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Many African nations are increasingly listening to the scientific community rather than vocal opponents of GMOs ...
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How genetically engineered crops can boost Africa’s fight against malnutrition

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Engineered crops can provide the long-sought breakthrough in food security for Africa ...
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How genetic engineering can help Africa cope with climate change by tweaking crops, animals

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The impact of climate change on African crops could be mitigated by GE technologies ...
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Argentina and GMOs: Exploring the nation’s long relationship with biotech crops

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In 2019, Argentina will begin the commercialization of the first genetically modified drought-and salt-tolerant soybean. This will be a particularly ...
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USDA’s hands-off approach to gene-edited crops could revolutionize research and development

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The US Department of Agriculture’s recent decision to stay out of the business of regulating gene-edited crops could be a ...
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Synthetic biology’s ‘promise and potential’ capture investor attention

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Synthetic biology has become the new frontier of genetic engineering, promising to radically change the way we make clothes, fragrances, ...
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Frankenfoods? A ‘terrible word’ that could describe more foods than you might realize

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What's a Frankenfood? If science matters, it's not food with ingredients whose genes have been precision modified ...
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Money magnets: Wall Street enamored by promise of human gene editing, gene therapies

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Venture capitalists and investors are pouring money into the genomics sector, seeking to capitalize on breakthroughs in CRISPR gene editing ...
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Viewpoint: Regulatory overreach looms as obstacle for New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) in agriculture

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The fast-moving world of plant breeding — fueled by advances in CRISPR and other techniques — has tossed a wrench ...
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Genetic engineering promises cornucopia of future products—but biotechnology critics take lethal aim

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Genetic engineering may soon be giving us products that appear to be pulled from the realm of science fiction. Researchers ...
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Gene-editing advances put us at the dawn of a revolution in medicine

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So much of the public's attention is focused on the use of genetic engineering in the crops that our farmers ...
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Animal breeders are blocked worldwide from using genetic engineering. Here’s why.

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Stringent regulations have made it almost impossible for GE animals to be approved for sale in the US. It took ...
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With GMO insect-resistant sugarcane approval, Brazilian farmers poised to reap benefits of biotech pipeline

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With the approval of Brazil's fourth genetically-engineered crop--insect-resistant sugarcane--Brazil is emerging as the most genetically innovative developing country ...