From Madonna to roundworms, genomes contain all the information needed to build an organism. This is a story of a biotech genius who went on to do just that after struggling with his own existence. The implications of his reassembling life’s codes are profound, both good and bad.
A powerful new documentary aims to revitalize common sense about what is happening to the seeds of our food supply.
In a dramatic sign of the growing concern over genetically modified food, some of the nation’s largest grocers are making major changes.
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Monsanto has hijacked the constitution and butchered the government’s power to stop the sale of genetically modified foods, according to a wide array of food safety and consumer advocates. Here’s how it works, and how to fight back.
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Remember Agent Orange? Big Agriculture wants to poison our food with a toxin developed by the U.S. military for chemical warfare.
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Food safety advocates are launching one final effort to stop the FDA from approving genetically modified salmon. But with the final hurdle fast approaching, frankenfish could be heading to your plate very soon.
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