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Genetic Engineering

Genetically Modified Soy Diets Lead to Ovary and Uterus Changes in Rats

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith If you're still eating genetically modified (GM) soybeans and you plan on having kids, a Brazilian study...

FDA Says Science Around New Salmon Is Inconclusive

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

On Monday, after two days of hearings, U.S. FDA concluded there is not "sufficient data to determine that a genetic modification that enables salmon to grow twice as quickly is safe for the fish or for consumers."

Transgenic Food -- the Science and the Psychology

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

After years of research, the FDA is holding final hearings before deciding whether to approve the first food produced by splicing the genes of one spe...

The Sloppy Science "Proving" Frankenfish Are Safe

Jill Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jill Richardson

The new genetically engineered salmon AquaBounty Technologies seeks to commercialize is the AquAdvantage salmon -- the first genetically engineered animal to directly enter the U.S. food supply.

Biotech Propaganda Cooks Dangers out of GM Potatoes

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

Don't worry your little heads over the gene-spliced foods on your plates. Just trust companies like Monsanto when they tell you their genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are perfectly safe.

Anniversary of a Whistleblowing Hero

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith Part 1 (Click here for Part 2 ») Twelve years ago, a 150-second TV broadcast changed our world; e...

Generation Monsanto

Ronnie Cummins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Ronnie Cummins

With Monsanto's genetically modified crops and chemicals threatening public health and the environment, not to mention the next generation's reproductive capacity, why isn't there a massive consumer outcry?

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Planet 100's Top 5 'Franken(stein)' Animals (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest post from Planet Green With the announcement this week of an "Enviropig" whose poop may still smell, but wouldn't pollute as much, we're remind...

Should Animals Be Genetically Engineered So They Don't Feel Pain?

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The New York Times had a very interesting Op-Ed Friday, which took an unusual approach to the concern that factory farms are inhumane. Adam Shriver, a...

Can Extinct Animals Be Resurrected? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The woolly mammoth and saber-tooth tiger may only be the stuff of legend today, but that may not always be the case, according to recent research on t...

Rot-Proof Apple Developed: Stays Fresh for 4 Months | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists in Australia have developed an apple that won't rot. Or, won't rot for a long, long time....

6 Insane Laws We'll Need In The Future | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

From the war on drugs to gay marriage to file sharing, it seems like the law is in a continual, often losing, battle to keep up with the modern world....

Will Genetically Modified Foods Make You Sick?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

Two new government studies, published within days of each other, point to disturbing health hazards of genetically modified foods.