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Feral 'Roundup Ready' GM alfalfa goes wild in US West
A USDA study shows that a GM alfalfa has gone wild in alfalfa-growing parts of the West. This may explain GMO contamination incidents that have cost US growers and exporters millions of dollars - and ...
Gene wars: the last-ditch battle over who owns the rights to our DNA
A US biotech company is fighting to protect the patents it took out on a test for a cancer-causing gene. Scientists say a win for the firm would set back a growing ability to detect diseases.
Global effects of GM crops questioned
Twenty Indian, south-east Asian, African and Latin American food and conservation groups have published a damning study, saying that GM (genetically modified) crops have failed to increase yield, whil...
God's Red Pencil? CRISPR and The Three Myths of Precise Genome Editing
For the last seventy years all chemical and biological technologies, from genetic engineering to pesticides, have been built on a myth of precision and specificity. They have all been adopted under th...
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