Monsanto Company
Monsanto Company is a publicly traded American multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation headquartered in Creve Coeur, Greater St. Louis, Missouri. It is a leading produce...
Will spiders and goats make us bulletproof?...
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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.
EPA Official Accused of Helping Monsanto ‘Kill’ Cancer Study
The Environmental Protection Agency official who was in charge of evaluating the cancer risk of Monsanto Co.’s Roundup allegedly bragged to a company executive that he deserved a medal if he could kil...
Neonic Pesticide link To Long-Term Wild Bee Decline
The large-scale, long-term decline in wild bees across England has been linked to the use of neonicotinoid insecticides by a new study.
Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is 'Five-Alarm Threat' To Food And Farms: Legal Experts
A new legal opinion penned by two former Justice Department officials bolsters warnings that the proposed merger between agroindustrial giants Bayer and Monsanto "is a five-alarm threat to our food su...
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...
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...
Genetic use restriction technology
Genetic use restriction technology (GURT), colloquially known as terminator technology or suicide seeds, is the name given to proposed methods for restricting the use of genetically modified plants by...
Bovine somatotropin
Bovine somatotropin or bovine somatotrophin (abbreviated bST and BST), or bovine growth hormone (BGH), is a peptide hormone produced by cows' pituitary gland. Like other hormones, it is produced in sm...
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Farmers' suicides in India
Farmer suicide in India is the intentional ending of one's life by a person dependent on farming as their primary source of livelihood. In 2012, the National Crime Records Bureau of India reported 13,...
Genetically modified food controversies
Genetically modified food controversies are disputes over the use of foods and other goods derived from genetically modified crops instead of conventional crops, and other uses of genetic engineering ...
Okay, Um, So, Uh, What Exactly Is All This Fuss Over GMOs?
There's a lot of talk about genetically-modified food. Here's a primer if you're not quite sure what the heck is going on.
Gene therapy
Gene therapy is the use of nucleic acid polymers as a drug to treat disease by therapeutic delivery into a patient's cells, where they are either expressed as proteins, interfere with the expression o...
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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...
Modifications (genetics)
In opposition to mutations, modifications are included in the band width of the genome of an individual creature. Mutation takes place when the DNA structures is partnered by the wrong structure (...
Modifications (genetics) - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Molecular cloning
Molecular cloning is a set of experimental methods in molecular biology that are used to assemble recombinant DNA molecules and to direct their replication within host organisms. The use of the word c...
Molecular cloning - Wikipedia