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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Controversial Seralini GMO Maize rat experiments have been re-examined:
The Controversial Seralini GMO Maize rat feeding experiments have been re-examined: At a Conference held in Bratislava, Slovakia, on...
Saturday, April 21, 2018
The false and misleading metric shell game: EWG version
Here’s an analogy. You’re given a choice of piggy banks but are told only the number of coins each contains, not their denomination. Woul...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Natural GMOs Part 270. This Jumping Gene Spreads Through Marine Animals' DNA - The Atlantic
Ed Yong has dunnit again. An article with the second-best headline ever written: The Shellfish Gene. In the late 1970s , scientists no...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Natural GMOs Part 269. In your brain and mine, certain jumping genes have been “repurposed” during evolution to facilitate chemical communication between cells
Highlights •The neuronal gene Arc encodes a protein that forms virus-like capsids •Arc protein exhibits similar biochemical prope...
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Wealthy Americans know less than they think they do about food and nutrition
Organic? Conventional? Genetically modified? Decisions, decisions. dawnfu Sheril Kirshenbaum , M...
Bye bye, Bt cotton, indeed any GM crop - The Financial Express
Only in India... "So, at a time when India most needs genetic modification (GM) technology to raise yields, to protect against ce...
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Weaponized Narrative Is the New Battlespace
Highly recommended viewing From Defence One ...Weaponized narrative seeks to undermine an opponent’s civilization, identity, and will ...
Friday, March 30, 2018
Chown claims Marsh v Baxter GM canola transfer a “fraudulent act” | Farm Online
WEST Australian Liberal Upper House MP Jim Chown has made an explosive allegation suggesting “a person or persons unknown” were responsi...
Online conspiracy theorists are more diverse (and ordinary) than most assume
Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) in The X-Files is fond of joining seemingly unrelated dots to create a conspiracy theory...
Russia is trying to sway U.S. opinion on GMOs, Iowa State researchers say Part 2
An article by Shawn Dorius and Carol Lawrence-Dill mentioned in an earlier post , " Russia is trying to sway U.S. opinion on GMOs, Iow...
The naturopath whistleblower: ‘It is surprisingly easy to sell snake oil’ | Life and style | The Guardian
Sometimes The Guardian do a really good job: Britt Maria Hermes was a committed practitioner in America’s multi-billion-dollar compl...
Secretary Perdue Issues USDA Statement on Plant Breeding Innovation | USDA
(Washington, D.C., March 28, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued a statement providing clarification on the...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Edits, mutations and GM | Rothamsted Research
As a plant geneticist in Europe, I must carefully pick my way through some of the most onerous constraints to scientific and technological d...
GM crops ‘kicked around like a political football’ in SA no more | Stock & Land
Good Election for SA farmers: AFTER years of frustration with South Australian politics deliberately denying the state’s farmers acces...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Forty years of data quantifies benefits of Bt corn adoption across multiple crops for the first time | EurekAlert! Science News
UMD researchers have pulled together forty years of data to quantify the effects of Bt field corn, a highly marketed and successful gene...
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