GM crops
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.
Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation
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.
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.
One Case Closes, Another Opens
One Case Closes, Another Opens
Tracy Vence | Sep 29, 2014
Unsure of the origins of a rogue crop found on an Oregon farm, the US Department of Agriculture is following up on a second issue related to genetically engineered wheat.