February 10, 2014

How Monsanto Came to Personify Evil

Keith Kloor, Cosmos Magazine

The Associated Press

Several years ago, Janice Person, a Memphis-born PR specialist and amateur photographer, was making small talk with a stranger sitting next to her on a plane when the conversation turned to their jobs. “Where do you work?” the woman asked Person.

“Monsanto,” Person replied.

The woman gasped and her eyes widened in disbelief. “Monsanto is evil,” she said.

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TAGGED: Food Safety, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology, Monsanto


February 3, 2014
When Is a 'Modified Organism' a GMO?
Ben Locwin, Genetic Lit. Project
Last week, Scientific American ran an article discussing how Michael Mazourek, assistant professor of Plant Breeding in the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University and his research team are modifying... more ››
January 29, 2014
New Era of Fast Genetic Engineering
Colin Barras, NewScientist
SEQUENCING genomes has become easy. Understanding them remains incredibly hard. While the trickle of sequence information has turned into a raging torrent, our knowledge isn't keeping up. We still have very little... more ››