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Science History: The First Transgenic
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2016
Tweaks to a transformation protocol in 1986 cemented the little plant's mighty role in plant genetics research.
Opinion: GMOs Are Not “Frankenfoods”
Dov Greenbaum, Mark Gerstein | Aug 30, 2016
It behooves the scientific community to reflect on the public’s “
” characterization of genetically modified foods.
Nobel Laureates vs. Greenpeace
Bob Grant | Jun 30, 2016
Dozens of Nobel Prize winners pen an open letter, calling on the environmental organization to stop spreading false claims regarding genetically modified organisms.
Improving Gene Therapy with In Vivo Selection
Tanya Lewis | Jun 8, 2016
Scientists have developed a way to selectively expand genetically modified hepatocytes in mice.
Mutant Mosquitoes Deployed to Stop Zika, Dengue
Kerry Grens | Jan 19, 2016
A Brazilian town will ramp up the release of insects engineered to shrink mosquito populations.
GM Paper Flagged by Politician Retracted
Kerry Grens | Jan 18, 2016
One of three suspect publications from a group of scientists in Italy is pulled for plagiarism while an investigation is ongoing.
GM Calves Move to University
Kerry Grens | Dec 21, 2015
The first two bulls genetically engineered to lack horns arrived at the University of California, Davis, for breeding.
Drug Produced in GM Chicken Approved
Jef Akst | Dec 10, 2015
The US Food and Drug Administration greenlights a rare-disease drug that is produced in the eggs of genetically modified chickens.
FDA OKs GM Salmon
Tracy Vence | Nov 19, 2015
AquaBounty Technologies’s fast-growing fish is the first genetically modified animal approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Scotland Nixing GM Crops
Bob Grant | Aug 11, 2015
The country will opt-out of growing genetically modified foods that have been approved for cultivation in the European Union.