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Tell the FDA to Reject Genetic Manipulation of Human Embryos! ACTION US
Science & Tech  (tags: GM Human Embryos, embryo, science, humans, GeneticEngineering )

- 1542 days ago -
While the FDA has stated that the agency "recognizes" that there are "ethical and social policy issues" to be considered--and despite the fact that forty-four countries have already banned this kind of genetic manipulation--the FDA won't bother to discuss
Mutagenesis and Mutant Vegetables: More Dangerous Than GMOs?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, GeneticEngineering, health, humans, NewTechnology, mutagenesis, safety, science, technology, world )

- 1616 days ago -
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-->
Don't Let Biotech Mess With Our Apples! Please Sign!
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, apples )

- 1642 days ago -
You've seen photos of decades-old junk foods that never appear to age. The biotech industry has created a new genetically engineered (GE) apple that seems to attempt the same feat: it doesn't turn brown.
The Artificial Womb Is Born And The World of the Matrix Begins
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, pregnancy, science, neonatal surgery, medicine, GeneticEngineering )

- 1660 days ago -
The future of human reproductive medicine lies along the speeding trajectories of several different technologies. There is neonatology, accomplishing its miracles at the too-abrupt end of gestation. There is fetal surgery, to avert the anomalies...
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 )

- 1682 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
The Pro-Science Argument for GMO Labeling
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, interesting, health, GeneticEngineering, research, scientists, study, technology )

- 1709 days ago -
One of the criticisms I hear about the movement to label genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is that it's anti-science. Some even go so far as to say it's an assault on science. While I can't speak for the entire movement, I can say that the lack of ...
Golden Rice: Lifesaver? *You Decide*
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, food, GMO, GeneticEngineering, health, investigation, NewTechnology, research, society, technology, world )

- 1727 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."
In Vitro Meat Spawns Funny Spoof Ads
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, food, spoof ads, humor, science, humans, concept )

- 1739 days ago -
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.)
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering )

- 1755 days ago -
tell Big Biotech to stop poisoning paradise, end GMO chemical tests on Hawaii! @food_democracy Please RT #Yeson2491 please read this , then sign to help protect Hawaii.
GM Tomato Gets Purple Hue
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, GMOs, humans, science, world )

- 1766 days ago -
Farm scientists in Bangalore have developed a purple coloured genetically engineered tomato, which is rich in anti-oxidants and may protect people from a host of diseases including cancer and heart ailments.
Darwin's Dark Knight: Scientist Risked Execution for Fox Study (Op-Ed)
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, discovery, GeneticEngineering, animals )

- 1767 days ago -
In the chokehold of Stalin's Russia, where being a geneticist was likely to get you imprisoned, shot or both, Belyaev conducted perhaps the greatest genetics experiment of the 20th century and finally solved the puzzle of how the wolf turned into the dog.
Confirmed: The FBI Flies Drones In American Skies
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, FBI, technology, science, NewTechnology, investigation, concept, safety, tech, space, news, GeneticEngineering, discovery )

- 1792 days ago -
The FBI uses drones for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are "worthy of debate," FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday forecasts a worldwide deployment of almost 30,000 drones by 2018
New Studies Suggest Link Between GMO Foods and Serious Organ Damage - Underground Health
Science & Tech  (tags: europe, study, scientists, research, health, GeneticEngineering )

- 1815 days ago -
"A recent report published in the March 1, 2013 issue of Environmental Sciences Europe has revealed a connection between genetically modified foods and significant risk of developing organ disruptions, particularly in the liver and kidneys. "
5 Steps To Isolate Your Own DNA
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, GeneticEngineering, humans, interesting, investigation, research, scientists )

- 1824 days ago -
Molecular biologist D Barry Starr runs the Tech Museum of Innovation at Stanford University, a hands-on museum for all ages. Starr explains how to extract your own DNA.
Idaho Company Seeks to Introduce Genetically-Engineered Potato
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, GeneticEngineering, GMOs, GMO potatoes, science, technology, world )

- 1840 days ago -
One of the country's leading suppliers of French fries is asking the federal government to approve genetically modified potatoes. The USDA on Friday announced J.R. Simplot's petition to produce what would be the only genetically-engineered potato on the

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