GM crops
Bayer Looks to Buy Monsanto
Bayer Looks to Buy Monsanto
Bob Grant | Sep 14, 2016
The US agribusiness behemoth agreed to a $57 billion buyout offer from the European pharmaceutical giant.
Opinion: GMOs Are Not “Frankenfoods”
Opinion: GMOs Are Not “Frankenfoods”
Dov Greenbaum, Mark Gerstein | Aug 30, 2016
It behooves the scientific community to reflect on the public’s “Franken-” characterization of genetically modified foods.
Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Bob Grant | Jul 12, 2016
The legislation will now go to the US House of Representatives, where it will likely pass.
Nobel Laureates vs. Greenpeace
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.
Report: Still Lots to Learn About GE Crops
Report: Still Lots to Learn About GE Crops
Tracy Vence | May 17, 2016
A National Academies–led analysis evaluates the impacts of genetically engineered crops—and calls for updated regulations.
Gene Editing Without Foreign DNA
Gene Editing Without Foreign DNA
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2016
Scientists perform plant-genome modifications on crops without using plasmids.
Scientists Oppose Scotland’s GM Crop Ban
Scientists Oppose Scotland’s GM Crop Ban
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 19, 2015
Researchers from across the U.K. draft a letter criticizing the recent decision to keep genetically modified crops out of Scotland.
Judge Decides on GM Rice Retraction
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 Wheat Fails in the Field
GM Wheat Fails in the Field
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 26, 2015
A field trial of wheat genetically engineered to resist aphids fails to measure up to lab tests.
FDA Deems GM Apples, Potatoes Safe
FDA Deems GM Apples, Potatoes Safe
Tracy Vence | Mar 23, 2015
Genetically modified, non-browning apples and bruise-resistant potatoes are safe, the US Food and Drug Administration says.