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Can Technology Drive New Spurt in Agricultural Productivity?

Rapid increases in productivity have more than doubled U.S. agricultural output since the end of …

Trust the Science, Not the Food Fad

Multiple surveys and polls reveal most people know very little about GMOs, causing them to …

Big Things Are Happening within Iowa's Biotech Industry

Over the last decade Iowa has built a specialized and diverse bioscience industry. In particular, …

What We're Reading at GMO Answers

Each month, GMO Answers compiles a few of our favorite news stories into one post …

#BIOABS16 Will Highlight Biotech Solutions to Combating Emerging Infectious Diseases

More than 60 percent of infectious diseases in humans are spread from animals, and 75 …

What Is the One Health Paradigm All About (in a Nutshell—and More)?

The One Health Initiative is a movement to forge co-equal, all-inclusive collaborations between physicians, osteopathic …

Are GE Mosquitos REALLY Scarier Than the Non-Modified Disease-Carrying Kind?

Florida health officials and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced last week that the …

Jeffrey Smith: “Our ultimate goal, to eliminate GMOs”

A post on the Food Science Institute blog details how anti-GMO activist Jeffrey Smith admits …

Humans once opposed coffee and refrigeration; Why we often hate new stuff

Humans have a habit of stalling their own progress, writes Steven Overly for The Washington …

Why Soylent is “Proudly Made with GMOs”

Soylent, a Silicon Valley food startup with a cult following, proudly makes its meal-replacement beverages …