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Judge Decides on GM Rice Retraction
Kerry Grens | Aug 3, 2015
Ethical breaches in a study on the benefits of so-called “golden rice” lead to the paper being pulled from the literature.
GM Mosquito Cuts Wild-Type Numbers
Kerry Grens | Jul 21, 2015
Release of a transgenic version of
, a species that can carry dengue virus, decimated a local population of non-mutated mosquitoes, according to a study.
Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation
Tetsuya Ishii | Feb 25, 2015
Advances in genome-editing technologies have made modifying crops easier than ever before. They’ve also clouded the already murky realm of genetically modified foods.
USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Apples
Jef Akst | Feb 16, 2015
Apples genetically modified to resist browning can be commercially planted in the U.S., the government ruled last week.
GMO “Kill Switches”
Kerry Grens | Jan 21, 2015
Scientists design bacteria reliant upon synthetic amino acids to contain genetically modified organisms.
From the Feature Well
Jef Akst | Dec 30, 2014
A review of
’s 2014 special issues, highlighting trending areas of research across the life sciences
Europe Softens on GM Crops
Jef Akst | Dec 9, 2014
A new agreement in the European Union allows genetically engineered crops to be approved without member-state votes, likely allowing several GMO foods to enter the market.
GMO Bans in Europe May Progress
Kerry Grens | Nov 13, 2014
An environmental committee of the European Parliament approves a measure to allow members states to ban genetically engineered crops.
Retracted, Republished, but Not Re-reviewed
Kerry Grens | Jun 30, 2014
A once-retracted study about the health effects of GMO maize was not peer reviewed before it was republished, as its lead author claimed.
Rusty Waves of Grain
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2014
See how a ruinous fungus that attacks wheat wreaks its damage.