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California: 20,000 GMO mosquitoes about to be released to combat viruses

28 July 2017

In Fresno, California, 20,000 genetically modified mosquitoes are about to be released in an attempt to reduce or even eradicate one species, namely Aedes...

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....


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