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Agricultural Economists' Brief Assessment Of NYT 'Doubts About the Promised Bounty.. | GMO Answers
Two agricultural economists refute claims that GM crops have not increased yields and GM technology has not reduced pesticide applications with concrete data and credible insight.
107 Nobel laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOs
It's the latest sign of a rift between the scientific establishment and anti-GMO activists. More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically mo...
Poland Becomes 14th European Nation to Officially Ban GMOs
Continuing a trend of GMO bans sweeping across Europe, the nation of Poland has officially announced its decision to join 13 other nations so far in excluding Monsanto’s controversial crops from its n...
Tiny Vermont Brings Food Industry To Its Knees On GMO Labels
General Mills’ announcement on Friday that it will start labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients to comply with a Vermont law shows food companies might be throwing in the towe...
Ethicists Approve “3 Parent” Embryos To Stop Diseases, But Congressional Ban Remains
An elite panel of scientists and bioethicists offered guarded approval Wednesday of a novel form of genetic engineering that could prevent congenital diseases but would result in babies with genetic m...
​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate
Genetically-modified plants can be a boon to farmers (and corporations), but skeptical consumers want more answers about food safety
A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Can't Spread Malaria
California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduc...
FDA approves genetically engineered salmon
What’s for dinner? Before long, it may well be genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal cleared for human consumption in the United States. Critics call it “frankenfish,” but the Fo...
What Did Monsanto Show Bill Nye to Make Him Fall "in Love" With GMOs?
Nye is working on a revision of the GMO section of his book "Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation", published just last November. He gave no details, just that he "went to Monsanto and I ...
GM Embryos 'Essential', Says Report
It is "essential" that the genetic modification of human embryos is allowed, according to a global group of scientists, ethicists and policy experts. A Hinxton Group report says editing the genetic co...
Commercialization of traditional medicines
Bioprospecting is the process of discovery and commercialization of new products based on biological resources. Despite being intuitively helpful, bioprospecting has only recently begun to incorporate...
Commercialization of traditional medicines - Wikipedia
Genetically modified organism
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. GMOs are the source of genetically modified foods and are also widel...
International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants or UPOV (French: Union internationale pour la protection des obtentions végétales) is an intergovernmental organization with h...
International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants - Wikipedia
Quorn
Quorn is a major meat substitute product within the UK and Ireland. The brand was launched in 1985 by Marlow Foods (a joint venture between Rank Hovis McDougall and ICI). Quorn is intended to replicat...
Quorn - Wikipedia
Monsanto Lobbyist Refuses Glyphosate Beverage After Claiming It's Perfectly Safe to Drink
You must see this #Monsanto lobbyist doctor when he says that he could safely drink glyphosate and nothing would happen. Watch what happens next. It might be the most awesome video I’ve seen yet this...
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement on biosafety, as a supplement to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Biosafety Proto...
Convention on Biological Diversity
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known informally as the Biodiversity Convention, is a multilateral treaty. The Convention has three main goals:In other words, its objective is to develop...
Convention on Biological Diversity - Wikipedia
Genetically modified virus
A genetically modified virus is a virus that has gone through genetic modification for various biomedical purposes.
Genetic modification involves the insertion or deletion of genes. When genes are...
Vincristine
Vincristine (/ˈvɪnˈkrɪstiːn/) marketed under the brandname Oncovin/ˈɑːŋkoʊvɪn/) is a medication used to treat a number of types of cancer. It is given intravenously and works by inhibiting mitosis.Mos...
Vincristine - Wikipedia
Genetic engineering
Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology. New DNA may be inserted in the host genome by first isolating and copyin...
Genetic engineering - Wikipedia
Religious views on genetically modified foods
Religious views on genetically modified foods have been mixed, although as yet, no genetically modified foods ("GM") foods have been designated as unacceptable by religious authorities.
There is n...
Genetically modified mammal
Genetically modified mammals are mammals that have been genetically engineered. They are an important category of genetically modified organisms. The majority of research involving genetically modifie...
Conrad Gorinsky
Dr. Conrad Gorinsky is a Guyana-born chemist who studied in the UK. He spent months with the Amazonian Wapishana tribe and later obtained US patents for tipir and cunani, two chemicals derived from pl...