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59 Indigenous Corn Varieties at Risk as Monsanto Eyes Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: Mexico, Monsanto, GMO, seeds, corn, maize, indignous corn varieties )

- 285 days ago -
Mexico's unique and treasured native corn varieties could be under threat as Monsanto, the world's largest seed producer, vies to plant genetically modified (GMO) corn in the country.
Scotland Will Bar All Genetically Modified Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, ban, crops, Scotland, EU, law )

- 438 days ago -
GM crop ban became feasible legally earlier this year after the European parliament approved a new law that allowed EU member nations to ban GMOs for reasons 'other than science', including country planning and socio-economic impact.
Quotable Quotes From Scientists and Other Folks on the Dangers of Genetically Engineered Foods and Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, quotable quotes, scientists )

- 460 days ago -
Example: "The fact is, it is virtually impossible to even conceive of a testing procedure to assess the health effects of genetically engineered foods when introduced into the food chain, nor is there any valid nutritional or public interest reason"
Bayer and Co. Have Sued the European Commission to Stop the Ban on Its Bee-Killing
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, Bayer, Syngenta, pesticides, BASF, ban, Europen Commission, corruption, safety, food, bees business, consumers, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, news, seeds, biotech company )

- 521 days ago -
Wow. Bayer, BASF and Syngenta are suing the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world.
Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, society, scientists, science, safety, research, news, investigation, humans, GMO, regulation, genome-editing, modifying, crops, genetically, modified, foods, ethics )

- 609 days ago -
Advances in genome-editing technologies have made modifying crops easier than ever before. TheyâEUR(TM)ve also clouded the already murky realm of genetically modified foods.
India's Verdana Shiva On The New Food Wars: GMOS And Biofuels   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Verdana Shiva, geneticengineering, GMO, GM crops, India, Asia, Ireland, Africa, Latin America, business, health, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, technology, world )

- 770 days ago -
Following Rachel Carson's courage and case, Dr. Shiva has fought against food. Intellectual property rights, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. She has assisted campaigns against GM crops and GMO's in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
GMO Critics: 'Chill Out'!?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, gmo, science, study, research, safety, tyson, neil, degrasse, science, humans, healthcare, diet, food, scientists )

- 818 days ago -
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, perhaps the country's most famous scientist, has a message for critics of genetically modified foods: "Chill out."
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Tells GMO Critics to "Chill Out"
Science & Tech  (tags: tyson, neil, deGrasse, research, science, interesting, humans, GMO, Genetically Modified Foods )

- 819 days ago -
Neil deGrasse Tyson takes a strong stand on another hot-button scientific topic: Genetically modified foods.
Monsanto's Harvest of Fear (a Revisit...)
Science & Tech  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, GE, Genetic Engineering, Genetically Modified, Intimidation )

- 922 days ago -
Just as frightening as the corporation's tactics - ruthless legal battles against small farmers - is its decades-long history of toxic contamination...
GM Crops: UK Scientists Call for New Trials
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, UK, GMO, Food )

- 958 days ago -
A new report on genetically modified (GM) crops, commissioned by the prime minister, calls for more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions.
Chief EU Scientist Backs Damning Report Urging GMO Rethink| EurActiv
Science & Tech  (tags: gmo, eu, anne glover, research, scientists, GeneticEngineering, world, health, study, environment, humans, technology )

- 1113 days ago -
Studies linking genetically modified crops with adverse effects on the environment or animal health are based on "contested science", according to a recent report by the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), which received backing from Ann
Golden Rice: Lifesaver? *You Decide*
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, food, GMO, GeneticEngineering, health, investigation, NewTechnology, research, society, technology, world )

- 1158 days ago -
[....]the rice is endowed with a gene from corn and another from a bacterium, making it the only variety in existence to produce beta carotene, the source of vitamin A. Its developers call it "Golden Rice."
14-Year-Old Schools Talk Show Host About the Dangers of GMOs
Science & Tech  (tags: canada, business, computers, design, discovery, energy, environment, GMO, humans, investigation, research, scientists )

- 1166 days ago -
The talk show host is confronted with a 14 year old that knows her stuff.
Bad Science: Why We Need GMO Labeling
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, GMO risks, research, protection, prevention, nutrition, investigation, health, environment, healthy, science, cover-up, Monsanto, dishonesty, corporate, corruption )

- 1193 days ago -
Professor David Suzuki makes clear why GMO foods are based on bad science and why GMO labeling is needed.
A New Take on Tobacco
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, GMO, health, humans, investigation, medicine, research, science, society, study, technology )

- 1226 days ago -
Scientists have located a happy place where two Bad News Betty's - tobacco and GMO - collide, asserting that cultures from genetically modified tobacco plants are able to be grown into a therapeutic anti-HIV antibody.

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