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Archive for January, 2015

Poll: Scientists overwhelmingly think GMOs are safe to eat. The public doesnt. – Vox

For the record, the scientists view is supported by multiple scientific panels that have investigated this issue and found that, yes, GMOs are safe to eat. But much of the public doesnt seem to be on board with these findings — two-thirds of respondents said that scientists "do not have a clear understanding" of the health […]

▶ Pushing Boundaries in Agriculture | Rob Saik | TEDxRedDeer – YouTube

▶ Pushing Boundaries in Agriculture | Rob Saik | TEDxRedDeer – YouTube.

Heres how and why this Seattle startup is bioengineering rhino horns – Puget Sound Business Journal

Pembient, which was founded at the beginning of this year, aims to bioengineer synthetic rhinoceros horns with the end goal of replacing the illegal wildlife trade. via Heres how and why this Seattle startup is bioengineering rhino horns – Puget Sound Business Journal.

FrankenFoodFacts: Review of “Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Activity in Kids Born from Goats Fed Genetically Modified Soybean”

“Im not a member of PETA. But I believe that scientists have a responsibility to perform animal studies judiciously. If its not necessary, if theres another way to reach the same conclusion, then give it a shot before you resort to animals.” via FrankenFoodFacts: Review of "Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Activity in Kids Born from Goats Fed […]

Plants That Practice Genetic Engineering – NYTimes.com

Plants That Practice Genetic Engineering – NYTimes.com.

Seneff’s Claim on Autism

MIT Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Stephanie Seneff has made a bold claim correlating glyphosate and autism in an attempt to mar the reputation of GMO. Here are some links on that issue. Oh, no! GMOs are going to make everyone autistic! – Respectful Insolence Glyphosate – The New Bogeyman | Science-Based Medicine Medical Doctors weigh […]

Glyphosate Collection

While glyphosate herbicide is not inherently a GMO issue it’s often vilified in an attempt to spread fear around GMO. Here’s a collection of links looking at what glyphosate is, the fear campaign and the science. Roundup (Glyphosate) | Vegan GMO Salt, Vinegar, and Glyphosate | Control Freaks Inconvenient Glyphosate Math | Illumination Myth: GM […]

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