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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 …

How the GE Mushroom Could Change the Debate Around GMOs

Last week, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will not regulate a mushroom that has been genetically …

Why Science Denialism Is Costing Us A Fortune

GMO Answers Forbes blog has recently published a piece by Dr. Robb Fraley, executive vice …

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 Last Thing Africa Needs to be Debating is GMOs

The point I am about to make has been made before, but I like to …

The White House Releases its Strategy for Restoring Pollinator Habitats

Today, The White House released its National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and …

Apparent Flaws in the Recent Study Linking Popular Weedkiller to Cancer

On March 20, 2015, The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced that it …

5 Arguments from the GMO Debate That Have Lost Their Gusto

The Washington Post recently published a piece titled The GMO Debate: 5 Things to Stop Arguing, which looks …

Is the Next "Green Revolution" Right Around the Corner?

“Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone.” …