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GM Crops: UK Scientists Call for New Trials
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, UK, GMO, Food )

Ray
- 36 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A new report on genetically modified (GM) crops, commissioned by the prime minister, calls for more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions.
Study Finds Diverse Non-GMO Crop System Reduces Herbicides, Enhances Soils, Increases Yields - The Organic & Non-GMO Report
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, University Research, Crops, Food, Non-GMOs, Farming News )

Victoria
- 66 days ago - nongmoreport.com
Iowa State University agronomist has found that you can reduce herbicide inputs, maintain and even improve weed suppression, enhance soil quality by several measures, plus boost grain yields by planting diverse non-GMO crops and by using crop rotation.
Killer Whale Populations Took Deep Dive During Ice Age
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, environment, interesting, research, study, killer whale, ice age, food, scarce )

Giana
- 73 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Killer whale populations around the world may have suffered steep declines during the last Ice Age, when food for these top predators may have been scarce, a new study finds.
GMOs and Pesticides - What Concerns Scientists - Via Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Pesticides, Food, Health risks, Humans, Eco-system )

Victoria
- 75 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
An article outlining the main concerns scientists have about GMOs: their failure to increase yield; pesticide resistance; glyphosate; effects on plant, soil, animal and human biology; unnamed organism; increasing weed resistance; the battle continues.
Update: Effort to Kill GMO Labeling in New Hampshire - Via Food Democracy Now
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, US, Labelling, Bio-tech industry, Food, Health Risks, Society, Ethics, Urgent action )

Victoria
- 88 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
Contact your representative today to Vote YES on HB 660 as the House vote on GMO labeling has been delayed until Wednesday, January 22. Send a letter or make a call. Right now Monsanto and big food lobbyists are trying to stop labeling of GM foods.
New Scientific Study States Glyphosate 'Roundup' Weedkiller Is Toxic - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Glyphosate, Toxicity, Biology, Health risks, Food, Important News )

Victoria
- 88 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
A new study raises concern that the world's most popular herbicide glyphosate 'Roundup' used primarily in the production of GM food, represents a serious human health threat with toxicity causing the cell death of 2 different proteins.
Confirmed: DNA From Genetically Modified Crops Can Be Transferred Into Humans Who Eat Them - Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Genetic Modification, GMOs, DNA, Food, Human Health Risks, Safety Concerns, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 99 days ago - collective-evolution.com
In a new study published in the peer reviewed Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers emphasize that there IS sufficient evidence that meal-derived DNA fragments carry complete genes that can enter into the human circulation system.
Mutagenesis and Mutant Vegetables: More Dangerous Than GMOs?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, GeneticEngineering, health, humans, NewTechnology, mutagenesis, safety, science, technology, world )

Kathy
- 125 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Leading chemical companies including BASF and DuPont may be tampering with our food supply under the radar via mutagenesis while GMOs take the heat. Though genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are the hot topic in agricultural activism today, some say-->
Human Hair Confirmed in Prehistoric Hyena Feces
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, interesting, discovery, research, humans, hyena, food )

Giana
- 201 days ago - news.discovery.com
Human hair found in fossilized hyena poop suggests that our ancestors satisfied the hunger of others during prehistoric times.
The Personalized Nutrition Project
Science & Tech  (tags: diet, health, food, humans, nutrition, investigation, science, interesting, scientists, world, study )

JL
- 208 days ago - weizmann-usa.org
Weizmann Scientists Can Use Data about How the Body Responds to Specific Foods to Create a Diet Tailored to You
Science Can Never Rest in the War Against Emerging Pathogens
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, scientists, pathogens, food, water, soil, infectious disease, world, science, news, investigation, health, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 228 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The war on emerging pathogens isn't like any others. The war on drugs might well end with a new approach. The war on terrorism might eventually wind down. But the war on emerging pathogens is different. It will never end.
Golden Rice: Lifesaver? *You Decide*
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, food, GMO, GeneticEngineering, health, investigation, NewTechnology, research, society, technology, world )

Kit
- 236 days ago - nytimes.com
[....]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."
In Vitro Meat Spawns Funny Spoof Ads
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, food, spoof ads, humor, science, humans, concept )

Tamara
- 248 days ago - takepart.com
So it finally happened. Scientific innovation gave birth to the world's first in-vitro-meat hamburger--because the thought of meat grown in a laboratory sounds delicious. (Just kidding.)
Video:Check Out Our
Science & Tech  (tags: congress, usa, lies, healthcare, disease, diet, food, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning, environment, ethics, health, government )

JL
- 255 days ago - action.ucsusa.org
is a part of brand new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists which presents even stronger evidence that shifting Farm Bill funding to fruits and vegetables--instead of ingredients used for processed foods--is vital for our health.
If You Love Spicy Food You Just Might Love Adventure
Science & Tech  (tags: food, spicy, adventure, humans, research, scientists, study, news )

Carrie
- 273 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
Nadia Byrnes, a doctoral student from Penn State, presented a paper that examined the link between personality and an affection for spicy foods. Byrne had 184 participants take the Arnett Inventory of Sensation Seeking test.
 

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