Researchers in England developed GM wheat with higher levels of iron. Support GM wheat trials by sending your comments by 4 March 2019 to Defra.
Category: Science & Society
AAAS award misstep could be an opportunity
AAAS awards glyphosate researchers then recants amid outcry. How did this happen and how can AAAS change for the better?
A Golden Story
Sometimes fiction can teach us more about a topic than complicated diagrams. Learn about golden rice and sibling relationships in The Golden Ticket.
GMOs Improve Commerce and Social Justice
If Adam Smith were living today, he would endorse genetically modified foods to both improve commerce and provide social justice.
Bioengineered Label – Consumer Impacts
What does the bioengineered label mean? How will it impact farmers and food manufacturers? Consumers will want to know how new labels will impact their choices at the grocery store., including what won't be labeled, health, and costs.
First Look at the Bioengineered Label Final Rule
Take a first look at the bioengineered label final rule that was published by the USDA, with screenshots from the rule.
Dicamba Drift – Part 2
How did dicamba drift became such a problem in 2015-2018? What will happen in 2019? Follow the timeline and learn what's next in this post.
Dicamba Drift – Part 1
A volatile herbicide has caused damage to farms, landscaping, and more. Learn about what dicamba is, human health effects, and dicamba drift.
Biotechnology regulation update
There are two upcoming opportunities to learn about the US regulatory system for biotechnology, one on gene edited animals. Register today!
Credibility is our currency: conflicts of interest and research misconduct
We need to talk about conflicts of interest (COIs) in scientific research. Specifically, we need to talk about the difference between COIs and research misconduct. There seems to be a misunderstanding in the media and public conversations that a COI…
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