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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...

CRISPR-Cas9 v. GMO: time for debate?

06 July 2016

CRISPR Cas9 genome editing technique “can reproduce natural protective mutations in cultivated plants”. Consequently, a team of Israeli scientists...

Genetically modified mosquitoes: beware!

09 June 2016

The American Science Academies have published a report concluding that “the release of genetically modified mosquitoes into the natural environment to combat...

The American Academy of Sciences is positive in relation to GMO crops

18 May 2016

On Tuesday, the American Academy of Sciences published a study on GMO cultures and their risks to the environment and health. After analysing animal studies to...


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