genetically modified organisms
Exactly two hundred years later a New York Times headline announced in June: 'Project aims to synthesize entirety of Human
What would you think of a law that clearly discriminates against rural Americans, lower income Americans, minorities and the elderly -- no chance of getting passed, right? Wrong. The Senate is poised to pass such a bill.
Let the GMO arguments begin.
“People want to know. I’m hearing from my constituents, and they’re concerned,” said Rep. Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.), whose district
Researchers are working on genetically modifying apples to be resistant to bacteria, potentially saving farmers tens of millions each year, and making them significantly cheaper for consumers--the apples would be otherwise unchanged, the same as average apples.
While the "Science Guy" has been a staunch defender of climate change research and the theory of evolution, he's long been
It's going to be a big global challenge to feed our growing population without destroying the environment, but modern biotechnology can play an important role in meeting our future food demands in a sustainable manner. Biotech can increase crop yields, help develop new crops, and adapt existing crops to be cultivated on marginal lands with reduced fresh-water inputs.
Food activists are free to pursue ballot initiatives. They are free to harass food manufacturers into compliance with their many outrageous demands. But voters should know that this comes at a cost--to large and small food companies, farmers, and mostly it costs you, the consumer.
What is a GMO? Is it good for you? Is it bad for you? Is it just OMG backwards? To get the scoop, Jimmy Kimmel sent a camera
Margery Bronster, former state attorney general and attorney for the plaintiffs, questioned the authority of Kauai County
Go into any organic or health food store, and you'll see the labels plastered over and over again in big, block letters: "Non
Consumer groups and lawmakers supporting such mandatory labeling say there is no scientific consensus on whether or not genetically