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Posts tagged with "GMO"

  • Seeds of Science: Why We Got It So Wrong on GMOs
    Mark Lynas

    Book ,

    A protester’s change of heart sheds light on the public’s reservations about genetic engineering

    As a biologist working to understand how plants sense and survive in stressful environments, I hope that some of my laboratory’s findings will contribute to a more sustainable society by reducing the environmental costs of growing food. Any success we achieve will likely involve the use of genetic modification (GM) technology. But this method of… Read More
  • Film , ,

    Food Evolution

    Francis Nanzin is a Ugandan subsistence farmer whose crops are among the half of Uganda’s banana trees that have been wiped out by a bacterial disease known as banana wilt. In Food Evolution, narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Francis’s face lights up as local scientists show her the disease-resistant banana trees they have created through… Read More