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Retracted Green Light on GM Crops Feeds Suspicions
Science & Tech  (tags: GM, crops, European commission, environment, danger, science )

- 2166 days ago -
Though it was a good step in denying the previous given green light to the new GM crops of potato and maize how do we know that EFSA didn't made the same mistake before and we are producing crops that harm the human being and the environment?
Cooling of Unique Arctic Biodiversity Vault Begins
Science & Tech  (tags: artic, biodiversity, preservation, seeds, crops, food, Norway )

- 2343 days ago -
Work on cooling an underground vault that will preserve seeds of vital food crops from around the world for up to 1,000 years has begun in an arctic archipelago off Norway.
Scientists Engineer Crops to Produce Fish Oil
Science & Tech  (tags: crops, genetically engineered, oilseed rape, fish oil, omega-3, fatty acids, research )

- 2343 days ago -
Scientists have genetically engineered crops such as oilseed rape to produce fish oil, offering a new approach to improving diet. Crops containing genes from marine organisms are able to produce omega 3 fatty acids, normally found in oily fish.
Ozone Intrusions -- Humankind's Fault?
Science & Tech  (tags: ozone, interaction, pollution, health, forests, crops )

- 2348 days ago -
During pollution events, ozone interacts with other pollutants, effectively generated by factories, cars and machinery, and descends into the troposphere (the lowest layer of the atmosphere), and damages forests, crops and human health.
Frozen Vault Saves Crops for Mankind
Science & Tech  (tags: crops, vault, north pole, science, frozen )

- 2349 days ago -
Engineers last week finished work on one of the world's most ambitious conservation projects: a doomsday vault carved into a frozen mountainside in the archipelago of Svalbard, a few hundred miles from the North Pole.
Monsanto Modifies Corn Genes to Resist Insects
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, GeneticEngineering, crops )

- 2354 days ago -
Monsanto is using RNA interference to genetically modify corn to resist bugs. The science is based on a naturally-occurring process discovered by scientists that received a Nobel prize for their work. Will RNAi translate well if not "natural"?
France Avoiding Genetically Modified Crops : World
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, GeneticEngineering, food, crops )

- 2365 days ago -
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has suspended cultivation of genetically modified crops nationwide, following a growing European Union trendGreenpeace International anti-GMO campaigner Geert Ritsema said that while traditional crops may have potentially
Simulating Kernel Production Influences Maize Model Qccuracy
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, technology, environment, discovery, climate, biotechnology, crops, soil, pollination, agronomy, crop science )

- 2400 days ago -
The Crop Environment Resource Synthesis (CERES)- Maize model is used worldwide to predict maize yield each growing season. The findings may help to improve yield predictions throughout the world.They're also predicting pollen movements from GM crops.

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