Genetically Modified Organisms
Disease-Resistant Pigs Are Here. Why Aren't We Eating Them?
The FDA cleared the last hurdle for the first GMO fish. Industry groups want pigs to be next.
The Less People Understand Science, the More Afraid of GMOs They Are
A lack of scientific literacy is correlated with undue fears around genetic modification, chemicals, and common food production techniques.
Distorting Our Relationship With Technology
Placed in historical perspective, the popular opposition to things like GMOs and vaccines, much like 19th-century opposition to fertilizers and insecticides, reflects less an overt rejection of science than a distrust of experts who peddle it.
Are Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Scarier Than Dengue Fever?
A proposed mosquito-control tactic in Florida is riling up citizens who fear messing with Mother Nature.
Soybeans Better for You When There's Not Tons of Weedkiller in Them
Organic soybeans sampled from Iowa had significantly higher protein levels, and they had lower levels of fatty acids that can lead to obesity.
Close Encounters With GMOs: The Good, Bad, and Glow-in-the-Dark
Do we owe every comfort and balm of our modern age to experiments that skirt the edges of what we believe is right and good?
We Don't Have a Right to GMO Labels (But We Should Use Them)
Embracing a right is premised to some extent on the reasonable ability to achieve its fulfillment. Do you think we've ever really had a strong grasp on what's in our food?