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GMO : 40% of scientific studies tend to be biased

13 January 2017

According to the French National Institute for Agronomic Research (INRA), 40% of scientific articles on genetically modified organisms (GMO) tend to be...

Ngos call for moratorium on "gene drive" techniques

19 December 2016

On the occasion of the thirteenth Conference of the Parties at the Biological Diversity Convention held in Cancan, Mexico, over 150 non-governmental...

"Nanobionic spinach" to detect pollution and explosives

09 December 2016

Scientists at MIT have incorporated sensors in "carbon nanotubes" and placed them in spinach leaves enabling the plant to detect a wide range of molecules....

American farmers abandon GMO to return to traditional seeds

06 December 2016

Some American farmers are wondering if GMO cultivation is still worthwhile. With the fall in cereal prices, GMOs cost up to twice as much to plant as...

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