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Sunday, May 26, 2013
Worried about ds-RNA? Worry about wheat and bread.
Wheat Hybridization and Polyploidization Results in Deregulation of Small RNAs Abstract Spe...
Natural GMOs Part 166. The Bloated Norway spruce genome
Norway Spruce Picea abies cones. Wikimedia Commons/MrPanyGoff Summary Conifers have dominated...
Memorable Moments in the May Melbourne March Against Monsanto --The Stop Chemtrails Faction
H/T Luke Weston on Twitter
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Trade and innovation are crucial for future global food security
Percentage of population dependent on external water and land resources in 2000 considering curren...
Trends in Biotechnology - Transgene flow from Bt brinjal: a real Risk?
Forum: Science and Society Transgene flow from Bt brinjal: a real Risk? THE RISKS ARE REAL Tra...
Friday, May 24, 2013
Genetically modified purple tomato 'tastier than normal varieties'
The UK Telly carries a tastefully good story A genetically modified purple tomato that is tasti...
Why I’m Through with Organic Farming « Random Rationality
by Mike Bendzela of Dow Farm Enterprise “It’s not what goes into your mouth that defiles you; yo...
Debunking 'The Big Lie' About Genetically Engineered Crops
Plums that have been genetically engineered to be resistant to the plum pox virus (Photo credit: W...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Impact of Synthetic Biology
Synthetic biology has recently been at the center of the world’s attention as a new scientific and...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Oxitec report 96% suppression of the dengue mosquito in Brazilian trials
Oxitec, Oxford, UK 20th May 2013 Oxitec’s ground-breaking approach to pest control has again ...
Coffee Leaf Rust: It's Coming for Your Morning Joe
Oh no! Good intentions don't mean good prospects for organic farming are a sure thing down o...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Natural GMOs Part 165. Novel double-stranded RNAs get served up in many conventional crops -- such as rice.
Some people have raised worries about whether novel double-stranded RNA molecules present in plan...
No silence about RNA silencing
Short RNAs derived from Dicer cleavage of dsRNA are incorporated into multiprotein effector comple...
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Synthetic wheat breakthough in wheat breeding science offers greater yields
13/05/2013: NIAB NEWS UK wheat yields could be boosted by up to 30% with the introduction of a ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Why the Precautionary Principal is a Crock. Speed Matters when it comes to Synthetic Generation of Influenza Vaccine Viruses for Rapid Response to Pandemics
VACCINES Synthetic Generation of Influenza Vaccine Viruses for Rapid Response to Pandemics Abstract During the 2009 H1N1 influenza pa...
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