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This Genetic Alteration Could Prevent the Next Potato Famine

Unlike humans, plants only react to infections when they sustain specific kinds of damage. Now we know that the solution is to get them to produce special “decoy” proteins that can be damaged, in order to get the plant to spring into action.

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Technology

What is a Genetically Modified Organism (GMO)?

Have you ever noticed the seal in my picture below on the food you buy?

Why Non-GMO? Are GMOs even good for your body? As a consumer or parent…why should I care? 414 more words

Anti-GMO Research May Be Based on Manipulated Data

An ongoing investigation at the University of Naples in Italy is looking into allegations that some studies of genetically modified crops included data that was manipulated to make it appear that the consumption of GMOs is harmful to mammals.

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Lifestyle

The Corruption of the USFDA: Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski Opposes Genetically Engineered Salmon

Dr. Robert Califf, the Obama administration’s choice for the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), was easily approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Tuesday, but the candidate’s approval by the full Senate faces an unlikely hurdle: fish. 147 more words

Brazil is fighting its biggest epidemics with weaponized mosquitoes

Brazil has thrown everything it has against the mosquito-borne epidemics ravaging the country: education programs, planes full of insecticides, hundreds of thousands of health inspectors, and even the army. 946 more words

Refreshing Voice Speaks In Favor of GMOs

Though I haven’t posted in awhile, I am still passionate about spreading the real truth about GMOs and letting my story be known.

My blog tells the story – post by post – about how a person can go from believing that GMOs are dangerous and should be banned to realizing that there is much value and potential in transgenic technology and genetic engineering in general and that it can and will change the world – not just in the realm of food, but medicine and more. 378 more words

2015 was the year it became OK to genetically engineer babies

This post has been corrected.

In April of this year, researchers in China published the results of an experiment in modifying the DNA of human embryos… 1,847 more words