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Organic Bytes #363: Factory Farms Gag Consumers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, activists, conservation, habitat, media, news, disease, farming, geneticengineering, organic, environment )

- 1031 days ago -
Ag-Gag Bills: Another Assault by Corporations on Consumers' Right to Know
Japan Biodiversity Meet Adopts Rules on GM Crop Damages
Offbeat  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, environment, geneticengineering, Biological Diversity, frankin foods )

- 1867 days ago -
An international meeting on biodiversity held in Japan Friday agreed on rules which hold businesses liable if genetically modified organisms they have imported pollute ecosystems, a report said.
Pentagon Looks to Breed Immortal 'Synthetic Organisms,' Molecular Kill-Switch Included
Offbeat  (tags: ick, science, NewTechnology, GeneticEngineering, politics, ethics, government, safety )

- 2115 days ago -
The Pentagon's mad science arm may have come up with its most radical project yet. Darpa is looking to re-write the laws of evolution to the military's advantage, creating "synthetic organisms" that can live forever -- or can be killed with the flick ..
Sunflower Genome Holds the Promise of Sustainable Agriculture
Offbeat  (tags: business, GeneticEngineering, interesting, research, society, environment, humans, science, tech, technology, interesting, culture, humans, performance, environment, world, design, food )

- 2141 days ago -
As agricultural land becomes increasingly valuable,the need to maximize its utilization increases and decisions about what crops to plant and where,become paramount.The sunflower family includes a number of valuable food crops,with sunflower seed >>>>
9/11 Canine Hero to Be Cloned
Offbeat  (tags: americans, ethics, freedoms, government, culture, death, interesting, health, humans, police, rights, society, world, usa, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, dogs, pets, law, protection, sadness, suffering, design, GeneticEngineering, research, t )

- 2702 days ago -
<p>A dog that sniffed out survivors from under the rubble of New York's World Trade Center after the 2001 terror strikes is to be cloned, the California-based firm conducting the procedure said...</p>
Blue-Eyed Humans Have A Single, Common Ancestor
Offbeat  (tags: culture, family, interesting, humans, society, world, babies, health, humans, medicine, research, study, discovery, GeneticEngineering, medicine, science, scientists, humans, news, unusual )

- 2854 days ago -
ScienceDaily (Jan. 31, 2008) -- New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor!
Let 1,000 Genomes Bloom
Offbeat  (tags: genes, genome, human genome, GeneticEngineering, genomics, genetic sequencing )

- 2864 days ago -
Although the completion of the human genome was rightly portrayed as a triumph, it left a number of questions unanswered. Perhaps the most significant issue was how well the final product represented a "typical" human genome

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