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An analysis of 40 years of data also finds declines in pest populations after the introduction of the GM crop.

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Russian Sites Promote Anti-GMO Articles, Study Finds

By Jim Daley | February 28, 2018

RT and Sputnik publish stories about GMOs more often than US outlets, and typically portray them in a negative light.

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EU Advisor Recommends Regulatory Exemption for Gene Editing

By Catherine Offord | January 19, 2018

Crops produced using mutagenic technologies such as CRISPR should generally be exempt from regulatory laws governing GMOs, according to the published opinion.

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Plantings of non-GM refuges counter the development of resistance.

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GM Mosquitoes Closer to Release in U.S.

By Abby Olena | October 13, 2017

The EPA is now in charge of regulating the use of Oxitec’s strain of Aedes aegypti, genetically engineered to reduce populations of the insects.

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Texas Considers GM Mosquitoes

By Kerry Grens | March 28, 2017

In an effort to prevent the spread of Zika virus, Harris County officials are in discussions with Oxitec to release insects engineered to produce short-lived offspring.

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On Tuesday, shareholders at the agribusiness giant approved the $66 billion deal with the European pharmaceutical firm.

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Science History: The First Transgenic Arabidopsis

By Kerry Grens | October 1, 2016

Tweaks to a transformation protocol in 1986 cemented the little plant's mighty role in plant genetics research.

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Monsanto Buys Rights to CRISPR

By Jef Akst | September 27, 2016

The US agribusiness secures a global, nonexclusive licensing agreement from the Broad Institute to use the gene-editing technology for agricultural applications.

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Bayer Looks to Buy Monsanto

By Bob Grant | September 14, 2016

The US agribusiness behemoth agreed to a $57 billion buyout offer from the European pharmaceutical giant.

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