Sonia Vallabh, a scientist, carries a rare mutation that normally causes a neurodegenerative disease. But how likely is it she will develop the condition?
A new report in the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation finds that the current restrictive climate for agricultural biotech has erected significant barriers to the economic development of the poorest nations on earth.
The Genetic Expert News Service is an independent project providing expertise from scientists on the latest news on genetics and biotechnology, and helping journalists to source expert contacts.
Food and Water Watch, an NGO founded as a spin off from Ralph Nader's liberal advocacy group Public Citizen, advocates against GMO salmon and pesticides.
Michael Pollan is a journalist and advocate of organic and mostly vegetarian diets for health, environmental, and socio-economic reasons and is a sharp critic of what he calls "industrial agriculture," including the use of genetically modified crops. He is seen as an important intellectual leader of the pro-organic food movement. He was …
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