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Anti-GMO labeling law passes House vote

Anti-GMO labeling law passes House vote — RT USA.

RT USA

25 Jul, 2015

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A contentious bill that may keep states from enacting local GMO laws, instead creating a federal “voluntary labeling” standard, has passed a House vote. 595 more words

Activism

Nikola Tesla: "You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension'

http://www.teslauniverse.com

You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension.

— Nikola Tesla

via Nikola Tesla Quote 57 | Tesla Universe.

Technology

sojourner reblogged this on An Outsider's Sojourn II and commented:

I can name a few man-made horrors I've lived to see: nuclear weapons, genetic engineering/human cloning and climate change!

What effect will CRISPR gene editing have on the human race?

What effect will CRISPR gene editing have on the human race? This is an important question that deserves a serious answer. We are still learning as it concerns the engineering of our genes. 520 more words

Think Tank

Scientists Have Re-Engineered Yeast To Produce Snake Venom

It reads like a bad pulp novel plot: Scientists have removed two key genes from yeast, replaced them with pit viper genes, and now the yeast, instead of making the poison we like to drink, is instead making pit viper venom. 189 more words

GammaSquad

ARC Review & Tour: Torn-Avery Hastings

Goodreads/Amazon/B&N/iBooks

In an America split into the genetically superior and inferior, a fiercely ambitious ballerina and a boy from the wrong side of the tracks must stop a deadly virus that is spreading quickly. 861 more words

YA Books

Ongoing NAS Study Examines Current Understanding of GE Crops

By Fred Gould

Genetically engineered crops and their use in food are hot-button issues. People around the world have a wide range of questions and opinions about the agronomic, environmental, health, and socioeconomic, impacts of these crops. 378 more words

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