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August 17, 2013
The Kickstarter Fight Over Genetically Modified Plants - TIME.
August 12, 2013
Petition | Global scientific community condemns the recent destruction of field trials of Golden Rice in the Philippines |
August 7, 2013
Can GMO corn cause allergies? Don’t believe Elle’s scary story. - Slate Magazine.
May 22, 2013
The Genetic literacy project continues to publish well-informed, science-based articles about plant genetics and farming. Here ist he latest: Navigating the agricultural biotech minefield: When an MIT study is not an MIT study | Genetic Literacy Project.
May 16, 2013
On Saturday, May 18, the second international "Fascination of Plants Day" will take place under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organization (EPSO). Join in to see for yourself how fascinating plant are. Show your support for plant science, which is critical for sustainable food…
April 18, 2013
My interview with Jordan at the Ruminant. Does the concept of "#GMO" advance sustainable agriculture? The Ruminant Podcast episode 19: Pam Ronald on Genetic Engineering in Plant Breeding |…
April 15, 2013
It’s challenging to name a more influential food writer than The New York Times‘ Mark Bittman—nor one less informed and more damaging to the public weal on the issue of genetically modified crops and foods. Simply said, he is a scourge on science. Those are strong words, and not written lightly.…
March 15, 2013
"Whole Foods Market caused a stir last week when it announced that it would require all products sold in its stores in the United States and Canada to carry labels indicating whether they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018." Today the NYT published an editorial concisely summarizing…
March 11, 2013
TEDxDeExtinction on Livestream.
March 8, 2013
A Rebuttal : Collide-a-Scape.   Keith Kloor;: "When I drew attention to the piece via Twitter yesterday, there was near instantaneous shock and outrage to it from some scientists. Others also shook their heads in disbelief. "   Read on
February 25, 2013
Mark Lynas » Golden promise: How ‘biofortification’ could soon be saving hundreds of thousands of lives.
February 23, 2013
Michael Specter: Is Dr. Oz Doing More Harm Than Good? : The New Yorker.
February 23, 2013
Monsanto court case not about save-the-seeds myth - Winnipeg Free Press.
February 22, 2013
Finally, after a 12-year delay caused by opponents of genetically modified foods, so-called “golden rice” with vitamin A will be grown in the Philippines. Bu for  8 million kids, the wait was too long. GM food: Golden rice will save millions of people from vitamin A deficiency. - Slate Magazine.
February 22, 2013
The GMO Stalemate in Europe.
February 13, 2013
The Launch of PeerJ - PeerJ Blog.
February 9, 2013
Greg Jaffe, Center for Science in the Public Interest, addresses myths on GE crops.  What You Need to Know About Genetically Engineered Food - Greg Jaffe - The Atlantic.
February 5, 2013
Today @ Colorado State University - CSU rice researcher tapped for national policy board to help prevent bioterrorism.
February 3, 2013
Respected writer Jared Diamond recently published an overall excellent opinion piece in the New York Times discussing how we often obsess about the wrong things, while failing to watch for real dangers.    Jared Diamond’s Guide to Reducing Life’s Risks -   Many of us in the Plant…
January 11, 2013
New Shade of Green: A Stark Shift for Onetime Foe of GMOs -
January 7, 2013
Greens on the Run in Debate Over Genetically Modified Food - Bloomberg.
January 7, 2013
So just how evil are GMOs anyway? A noted opponent apologizes -
January 7, 2013
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December 15, 2012
The Heart of Innovation: Staff Meetings in Less than 10 Minutes.
December 15, 2012
Zheng Lab - Bad Project (Lady Gaga parody) - YouTube.
December 14, 2012
Art and Science: Dancing in the greenhouse singing about DNA Weigel Style Gangnam Style Parody - YouTube.
December 7, 2012
A Presidential committee today released a report calling on the Federal Government to launch a coordinated effort to boost American agricultural science by increasing public investments. The report was initiated at the request of Catherine Woteki, the Undersecretary for Research, Education, and…
November 18, 2012
Tomorrows Table: What does GMO really mean?   For years, journalists, television producers and newspaper reporters that write about genetically engineered crops, have used the term “GMO” (genetically modified organism) to describe these new crop varieties. The marketing industry has taken to…
November 15, 2012
The Tech Awards, presented by Applied Materials, honors individuals, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies who are using technology to significantly improve human conditions in 6 awards categories. The technology used can be either a new invention or an innovative use of an existing…
October 26, 2012
Why Are Environmentalists Taking Anti-Science Positions? by Fred Pearce: Yale Environment 360.   A thoughtful and timely article by freelance author Fred Pearce.