GMOs and Patents: Part 1 – Terminator Genes

This is the first of three posts examining the topic of GMOs and patents. As the first post in the series, I'll provide an overview on the topic of patents and will describe the concept of "terminator genes"; the second…

Seeds without sex – some racy findings on the cloning of plants

By John Bowman. Republished with permission from The Conversation. Sex without seed. Seed without sex. It’s been said that the greatest gift of science to humankind would be achieving those two goals. Effective contraceptives such as the pill have pretty…

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