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Can GMO corn cause allergies? Don’t believe Elle’s scary story. – Slate Magazine.

Michael Specter: Is Dr. Oz Doing More Harm Than Good? : The New Yorker.

New Shade of Green: A Stark Shift for Onetime Foe of GMOs – NYTimes.com.

The Top American Science Questions: 2012 “Whenever the people are well-informed,” Thomas Jefferson wrote, “they can be trusted with their own government.” Science now affects every aspect of life and is an increasingly important topic in national policymaking. ScienceDebate.org invited thousands of scientists, engineers and concerned citizens to submit what they felt were the the…

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Stanford and Venter Institute Simulate an Entire Organism With Software – NYTimes.com.

F. Cunningham gave a great talk today at the ASM 2012 meeting on the discovery of provitamin A synthesis, Vitamin A deficiency and the creation of Golden Rice. Read my twitter stream here.    

New study concludes” “The western bean cutworm is neither a ‘new plant pest’ nor ’caused by GE corn’ as stated by Greenpeace.”

GM crops good for environment, study finds | Environment | The Guardian.

These findings indicate that transgenic crops can promote biological control, and enhance sustainable management of pest populations.