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DaveD has written 385 posts for Vegan GMO

Can Algae Save the Orangutans?

A California company has developed an alternative to palm oil to avoid the deforestation wiping out rare wildlife. Source: Can Algae Save the Orangutans?

PNNL: News – Climate-friendly rice recognized as a top science development of 2015

  The creation of a new kind of rice which gives off nearly zero greenhouse gas emissions during its growth has earned kudos for a PNNL scientist and colleagues from around the globe. Source: PNNL: News – Climate-friendly rice recognized as a top science development of 2015

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GMO Arctic Apples at a Vegan Potluck

We shared some GMO apples at a vegan Potluck and this is what happened.

Matt Moscou’s plant discovery leads to human leukaemia treatment

Doctors have cured a one-year-old girl of leukaemia using a technology developed by TSL scientist Dr Matt Moscou. Dr Moscou, whose research centres on how some plants are susceptible to diseases while others are not, developed a new genome editing technique as a side interest to his research into plant disease immunity at his former […]

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No Animal GMO Testing!

As people dedicated to fair and judicious application of ethical standards in science, we ask the OSTP to take a progressive stance in removing any requirements for frivolous animal feed testing in the process of approving genetically modified foods.

Replacing Pesticides With Genetics – The New York Times

Scientists have genetically modified thousands of diamondback moths, infusing the farm pests with DNA designed to kill female larvae. Source: Replacing Pesticides With Genetics – The New York Times

Food Goes ‘GMO Free’ With Same Ingredients

Ms. Westgate said the goal of the Non-GMO Project, which was started in 2005, is to shrink the market for existing GMO ingredients and prevent new commercial biotech crops. Source: Food Goes ‘GMO Free’ With Same Ingredients

Gluten-free GM wheat can help celiac patients -Biology Fortified

Have you ever seen the popular MyPlate? It is a simple graphic to indicate the type and amount of food needed for a balanced diet in humans. If you have seen it, you will notice that a large section of the plate includes foods derived from cereals and grains, which are a great source ofREAD […]

Bits of bacterial DNA naturally lurk inside sweet potatoes | Science News

Sweet potatoes farmed worldwide picked up a bit of genetic engineering — without human help. via Bits of bacterial DNA naturally lurk inside sweet potatoes | Science News.

Seeds of change : Nature News & Comment

Seeds of change : Nature News The European Union faces a fresh battle over next-generation plant-breeding techniques.

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