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GMO Pundit aka David Tribe
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Helping readers navigate the confusing myths of modern biology
Helping readers navigate the confusing myths of modern biology

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Natural GMOs Part 258. Every plant we eat is genetically manipulated.
Last night The Pundit went to an enjoyable town hall meeting in which a variety of good folk were discussing the issues raised by recent scientific advances deliberate gene editing on crops (eg CRISPR/Cas9 editing ). (Gene editing means deliberately changin...

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SIGS in the Pipeline: Spray-Induced Gene Silencing (SIGS) is an effective strategy for Pre- and Post-harvest Plant Disease Control
H/T @karchuntan on Twitter #fungal17

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Organic farming matters - just not in the way you think
Looks good, tastes good, but can it feed the world? Verena Seufert , University of British Columbia and Navin Ramankutty , University of British Columbia Is organic agriculture the solution to our global food system challenges? That’s been the premise and p...

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This invention could save millions of lives, and improve the life of the lowest billion

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Jayne Raper's research to make disease resistant cattle in Africa
Published on 14 Sep 2016 As African farmers suffer financial hardship from crop losses caused by climate change, scientists seek to reduce poverty through a genetic solution to sleeping sickness in cattle.

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Australians' attitudes to vaccination are more complex than a simple 'pro' or 'anti' label
For some parents, the decision to vaccinate requires more than just objective evidence. rocketboom/flickr , CC BY-NC-SA Julie Leask , University of Sydney ; Margie Danchin , Murdoch Childrens Research Institute , and Nina J Berry , University of Sydney Read...

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Speed breeding is better than speed dating.

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Safe and ethical ways to edit the human genome
Human genome editing raises a lot of questions. Gene sequence image via www.shutterstock.com. Rosa Castro , Duke University The National Academies of Science and Medicine (NASEM) released a report on Feb. 14 exploring the implications of new technologies th...

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Frankenstein:inspiring the monster
Streamed live on 21 Feb 2017 The tale of a curious scientist who creates a sapient but grotesque Creature in a scientific experiment gone wrong has shaped science fiction writing for generations. Written by Mary Shelley in 1818, it defined a whole new genre...

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Wary of human-animal hybrids? It's probably just your own moral superiority
Brock Bastian , University of Melbourne In Greek mythology, the Chimera is a monstrous fire-breathing creature, typically described as having the head of a lion, with a snake as a tail and the head of a goat emerging from its back. Just as it terrorised the...
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