Each month, GMO Answers compiles a few of our favorite news stories into one post on the GMO Answers website. This post covers a wide variety of topics related to agriculture and biotechnology.
The latest installment in the Star Wars franchise isn’t the only thing providing a New Hope. Supporters of biotechnology can Strike Back against the myths about GMOs. You don’t have to graduate from the Imperial Academy to know the facts about genetically modified organisms.
It’s time to go Rogue and read some of the articles that about GMOs that deserve a sequel.
- Join The Resistance! Fungal Resistance, That Is: Researchers are working to develop a genetically modified American Chestnut tree to help bring the tree back from the brink of extinction after a devastating fungus wiped out most of the species.
- The History Of GMOS: A Long Time Ago, In A Galaxy Not So Far Away:A new article details the history of crop modification, from the earliest days of agriculture thousands of years ago, through the latest developments in GMO technology.
- No Jedi Mind Tricks Necessary to Get Kids to Eat Their Apples: A new variety of non-browning GMO apples are hitting select supermarkets in the Midwest this month. Find out what makes these apples so anticipated.
- It’s a Trap! We’re Not That Different After All: One blogger notes that whether you’re pro-GMO, anti-GMO, or somewhere in between, we all have a lot more in common than you think: we want healthy, safe food for us and our families.
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