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After 30 years, is a GM food breakthrough finally here?

Golden rice, a new strain that boosts vitamin A levels and reduces blindness in developing countries, is about to be sown in the Philippines – and is the new battleground crop . . . → Read More: After 30 years, is a GM food breakthrough finally here?

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The GM debate is growing up

Scientists on YouTube, Frankenfood out of the headlines: Rothamsted looks like a turning point . . . → Read More: The GM debate is growing up

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The GM scientists’ risky strategy that won public support

Research group pleaded with protesters to call off their threat to destroy trials – and even offered to fund public debate . . . → Read More: The GM scientists’ risky strategy that won public support

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Anti-GM protesters kept from tearing up wheat crop by police

Police use trespass order and mounted officers to halt hundreds of activists at entrance to land owned by Rothamsted Research . . . → Read More: Anti-GM protesters kept from tearing up wheat crop by police

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We have a duty to put our faith in science, not trample on it

Anti-GM campaigners would do well to remember that progress is dependent upon scientific research . . . → Read More: We have a duty to put our faith in science, not trample on it

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GM crops: protesters go back to the battlefields

A decade ago anti-GM protesters tore up fields and Britain roundly rejected so-called ‘Frankenfood’. Now, as researchers trial new crops, activists are once more squaring up to the scientists. But have the arguments changed? . . . → Read More: GM crops: protesters go back to the battlefields

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French ban of Monsanto GM maize rejected by EU

The EU’s food safety body ruled there is ‘no specific scientific evidence’ that the insect-resistant strain is harmful to health or the environment . . . → Read More: French ban of Monsanto GM maize rejected by EU

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Hertfordshire town holds key to rich harvests, claim scientists. So why do activists target it?

Harpenden seems an unlikely setting for a battle over global farming. But threats to disrupt tests on GM crops are causing a stir in the town . . . → Read More: Hertfordshire town holds key to rich harvests, claim scientists. So why do activists target it?

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A chance to move the GM debate on

It’s hard to imagine campaigners and scientists will resolve their differences, but they must seize this opportunity for open dialogue . . . → Read More: A chance to move the GM debate on

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Anti-GM activists urged not to trash wheat field

Rothamsted biologists try to prevent raid on genetically altered plants with a video plea to enviromental protesters . . . → Read More: Anti-GM activists urged not to trash wheat field

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