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Bread with Reduced-Gluten Wheat? Researchers Successfully Map Wheat Genome

In 2006, plant researchers successfully mapped the genome of rice, the first crop to be …

Six Tips to Evaluating that Exciting Science Article You Just Read

Almost every day you see a new study out there with a major scientific breakthrough …

Mommy, Ph.D.: Prescribing Lessons in Biotechnology, One Troll At a Time

Like many mothers, Alison Bernstein was overwhelmed with the information about what makes food safe. …

International Women's Day: Women in Science and Food and Agriculture

In honor of today being International Women’s Day, and March representing National Women’s Month, I’d …

Resolve to Focus on What Matters Most About Your Health (It’s Not GMOs)

At this time of year, you see lots of stories about making New Year’s resolutions: …

Standing up for Science!

Recent media coverage has spotlighted consumer skepticism of science. From this National Geographic article that explores “why …

Honeybees, Butterflies, and Pesticides

Honeybees and butterflies occupy a sensitive space in many peoples’ hearts, and it is no …

The BioGENEius Challenge: Prarthana Dalal

By Prarthana Dalal, 2011 International BioGENEius Challenge 1st Place Winner Project Title: Modeling of human …

The BioGENEius Challenge: Priyen Patel

By Priyen Patel, 2011 U.S. National BioGENEius Media Award Winner Project Title: Over-the-Counter and In …

New Biofuels Manifesto

University of Minnesota Professor David Tilman, Princeton University Visiting Scholar Tim Searchinger, Dartmouth Professor Lee …