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Organic Agriculture Beats Biotech at its Own Game

Timothy LaSalle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Timothy LaSalle

The organic community may eventually be open to biotech crops if long-term, independent studies show there are no ecological or human health impacts. Before then, why risk it?

Chicken Poop: Can It Save The Planet?

BigGreenBoulder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Charring chicken poop probably won't save the planet on its own, but some people think charring fowl manure along with beetle-killed pine trees, corn ...

Agricultural Biotechnology: Scourge or Savior?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Congress should require the Food and Drug Administration to formally approve new GE foods to ensure that they are safe for humans.

Howard Dean Claims He Is "Actually Not a Shill For the BIO." Then Stop Acting Like One

James Love | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics
James Love

I have always liked Howard Dean, but nothing excuses what he is doing now.

Wall Street: A (Sometimes Deadly) Insiders Game

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The reasons why some banks are protected and others are left to fail reaches up to the highest echelons of power.

Celebrating Food Independence with Food Democracy

Cynthia Torres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cynthia Torres

Organizations and activists across the country are calling for America to celebrate their Food Independence this July 4th by making the choice to buy local foods for their holiday feast.

The Solution to AIDS: It's Only Going to Happen if Everyone is at the Table

Michael Manganiello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Manganiello

There have been great victories in the fight against HIV/AIDS over the last two decades, but there is so much left to do.

Science You Can Believe In

Joe Trippi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Trippi

By investing and believing in innovation we will overcome our current economic woes and ensure our prosperity for decades to come.

Unearthed: The News Without the Chaff

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Green companies do better during economic downturn, Santorum says the Qur'an was written in 'Islamic', Alan Keyes calls Obama "a radical communist," and more.

Obama Budget Cuts Medicare Advantage, Helps Generic Biotech

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's budget proposal is looking to a combination of tax hikes and cuts to put a down payment on health reform. Details of the measures ar...

Carl Icahn Gets Bullish On Biotech

Barron's | Teresa Rivas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WHILE THE ECONOMY HAS FLOUNDERED, biotechnology companies have turned in a relatively healthy performance, even seeing gains in the last year while th...

Biofuel Feedstocks Latest Candidate: Kudzu

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

yes, all of those vines are kudzu. photo via flickr Our colleagues over at Discovery News have brought attention to a new report that an invasive ...

Corn Utensils Useless Without Major Composting Efforts

Los Angeles Times | Jenn Garbee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Now that you feel environmentally conscientious for having used a corn fork -- those forks made with corn starch that lately are the darlings of the t...

Scientists Clone Cancer-Sniffing Dog: Pets Are Next

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In South Korea, scientists have been cloning animals with desirable traits and genetic alterations. Last year, researchers cloned cats that glow under...

Shortage Weakens Resistance To Biotech Crops

New York Times | Andrew Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Soaring food prices and global grain shortages are bringing new pressures on governments, food companies and consumers to relax their longstanding res...

Genzyme Drops $325 Million On Cholesterol Shot

Wall Street Journal | DAVID ARMSTRONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Genzyme Corp. said it would spend $325 million up front in a licensing and investment pact with Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc., securing partial rights to ...