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Climate

Scientists detail full genome of wheat for first time

In a breakthrough that experts say will help feed the growing global population in the coming decades, scientists Thursday revealed they have cracked the full genome of wheat for the first time.

Originals

Expert witness from landmark Monsanto trial offers 5 fixes to shortcomings in current GE food regulations

Editor's note: Charles Benbrook served as an expert witness in support of Lee Johnson, a groundskeeper suffering from terminal non-Hodgkin lymphoma following heavy use of, and exposures to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide.

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Food

Trial to test if GM fed salmon are more nutritious

Researchers are feeding genetically modified crops to farmed salmon to see if it boosts their nutritional value.
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Food

Top EU court rules new breeding tech counts as GMOs

The suit was brought by small-scale French farmers against some biotechnology exemptions from regulations. So-called "molecular scissors" are just as dangerous as other genetic engineering, the ECJ said.
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Climate

A major victory for the Impossible Burger, the veggie ‘meat’ that bleeds

The highly engineered food with GM yeast finally makes its way through an FDA maze. Not everyone is jazzed, though.
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