GMOs

Taco Bell will join other fast food companies in the movement towards cage-free eggs, but what does this label really mean?
Genetically modified salmon has finally gotten approval from the FDA, making it the first GM animal in the United States to be cleared for human consumption. But what does it mean for you? A whole lot more sustainable, locally-grown fish.
When food is a values issue, it becomes bigger than science.
Anti-science people are really organized. Come and behold as one glowingly reviews another while pretending to be objective.
Anti-science activists understand literature as a little as they understand genetics: Frankenstein's monster was a hybrid, not a GMO.
It's easy to think Hollywood is anti-science but Bradley Cooper is defying the stereotype.
The genome editing technique known as CRISPR-Cas9 is changing many fields in biology with its precision and simplicity. Here's what you need to know.
Students with peanut allergies have forced many schools to ban these nuts. However, scientists are working on a solution: trying to create a peanut without the allergenic proteins. They report they are close to a finished product, but regulatory questions abound as the definition of "GMO" is examined.
Over the past few days several European countries have announced they'll opt out of an EU law permitting the cultivation of approved GMO crops. However, Romania bucking the trend and aligning itself with science, has proudly announced it is opting-in.
The politicization of science was on display during the last Republican presidential debate, and former network news anchor Dan Rather took to the internet to criticize the candidates on their science positions. But surprisingly, Rather had equal scorn for targets on both ends of the political spectrum.
The stoic farmer farmer of today is much like the stoic scientist: neither likes the idea of self-promotion. But because neither group likes that task, the discourse about their work is instead framed by well-funded detractors.
An innovative approach to quelling the scourge of diamondback moths -- resistant to many pesticides and costing billions globally per year -- is genetic modification. Smaller studies are proving to be effective, with larger field trials pending. That is, if anti-GMO zealots' concerns can be evaded.