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Cultivating More Female Plant Scientists

Below is an excerpt from an interview with Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, director of African Women in …

Why Pumpkins And Squashes Aren’t Extinct

Thanksgiving is just a day away which means family, football and pie. The typical Thanksgiving feast …

After Lengthy Delay, Science Prevails: FDA Approves GE Salmon

The animal biotechnology industry received some exiting [but long-overdue] news late last week when the …

Expect A Hard Winter for Honey Bees

There’s nothing I enjoy more than getting out in the field and investigating honey bee …

What the Risk-Monger Had to Say about GMOs

I recently attended a presentation by David Zaruk, who is better known as the Risk-Monger. His …

A Snack and a Science Lesson in One

Last week freelance science journalist and frequent contributor to Nature Biotechnology Emily Waltz was able to …

How Should We Go About Fixing Our Food System From The Ground Up?

“I have a theory. It’s a theory about why we’re having such a misguided, unconstructive discussion …

The GE Tomato May Make a Return

The FLAVR SAVR tomato was the first genetically engineered crop product to be commercialized. In 1994, …

Could the SmartLabel Fix the Food Labeling Fight?

Food trade journal Sustainable Brands reported on the new SmartLabel introduced by the Grocery Manufacturers …

Spokeswomen Defending Biotechnology

Many consumers are confused, fearful and opposed to the use of biotechnology in food production. …