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Do Genetically Modified Crops Really Increase Yields?

Data featured in a recent New York Times articles suggests that it may not be delivering the benefits it promised.<p>The NYTimes has an excellent …

GM food, why the controversy?

Broadcast:Saturday 12 November 2016 9:06AM (view full episode)<p>Coined Frankenfood by some, evoking images of blue tomatoes, and seen as a solution to …

Organisms

Regardless of what you think about GMOs, they have clear benefits to American farmers

The article concludes that GMO seeds are no better at either than any other form of breeding. As you can imagine, a page one story in the nation's biggest newspaper with such a strong assertion has opened another front in the GMO wars — and as someone who has been reporting from the frontlines of …

Genetically modified crops in Canada, U.S. falling short of their promise | The Star

To some, this outcome was predictable. The whole point of engineering bug-resistant plants “was to reduce insecticide use, and it did,” said Joseph …

Should GMO labeling be required of all foods? Here's a look at both sides of the story.

Is it important to know when our food contains genetically modified organisms? According to the Center for Food Safety, genetically modified …

How GM Crops Can Help Us To Feed A Fast-Growing World

Snapshot<p>Can we afford to close the door on GM crops in the face of high food insecurity?<p>How GM crops can help us to feed a fast-growing world<p>Stuart …

Genetically Modified Crops to Feed a Hungrier World

The world can't afford to be skeptical any more.<p><b>By Stuart Thompson, University of Westminster</b><p>The United Nations forecasts global population to rise …

India And Development: Why Genetically Modified Mustard Really Matters

The push to commercialise the growing of genetically modified (GM) mustard in India is currently held up in court due to a lawsuit by Aruna …

GMO Apples, Potatoes Hitting Store Shelves

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are back in the news.<p>That’s because some genetically modified produce is heading for store shelves.<p>GMO apples …

Perceptions of genetically modified food are informed by more than just science

When people don’t seem to use science to make decisions, it is tempting to assume that it’s because they don’t understand the underlying science. In …