genetically modified
GMO “Kill Switches”
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
From the Feature Well
Jef Akst | Dec 30, 2014
A review of The Scientist’s 2014 special issues, highlighting trending areas of research across the life sciences
Europe Softens on GM Crops
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
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
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A once-retracted study about the health effects of GMO maize was not peer reviewed before it was republished, as its lead author claimed.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
Rusty Waves of Grain
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2014
See how a ruinous fungus that attacks wheat wreaks its damage.
Designer Livestock
Designer Livestock
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2014
New technologies will make it easier to manipulate animal genomes, but food products from genetically engineered animals face a long road to market.
Putting Up Resistance
Putting Up Resistance
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2014
Will the public swallow science’s best solution to one of the most dangerous wheat pathogens on the planet?
GMO Retraction Sparks Retribution
GMO Retraction Sparks Retribution
Kerry Grens | Dec 5, 2013
A journal faces a potential lawsuit and a boycott after retracting a study about genetically modified crops.
GM Salmon Goes Commercial
GM Salmon Goes Commercial
Abby Olena | Nov 26, 2013
Environment Canada allows production of genetically modified salmon eggs at commercial levels.