GMO Corn Is Safe and Healthy, Study Finds
Those who support GMOs believe the crops could address global food shortages as climate change and growing populations put strain on food production.
Genetically Altered Mushroom Cleared by the USDA
The move makes it more likely the CRISPR-modified mushroom can be sold at stores.
Rice That Fights Climate Change
Scientists are working on a strain of hyperefficient rice that reduces the effects of climate change and could help solve world hunger.
Genetically Modified African Mosquitoes Could Halt Malaria Spread
Scientists announced they've used CRISPR to introduce and disseminate infertility in wild mosquito populations.
Researchers Genetically Modify Mosquitoes to Be Malaria-Proof
Using CRISPR, scientists introduced mouse immune genes into the malaria-ridden mosquito species that's the scourge of India.
To Feed Humankind, We Need Farms of the Future Today
If we keep farming like we've been for the past century, we'll end up with millions starving and a planet denuded of trees.
Chinese Researchers Use Genetic Modification to Make Buff Beagles
The technique used, CRISPR, has also been applied to altering human embryo DNA.
Wasps Have Genetically Modified Butterflies, Using Viruses
Certain wasps insert their DNA into caterpillars in order to subjugate them—but in the process, have given them selective advantages.
It's Time for Presidential Candidates to Talk About Science
Many of the biggest challenges in the modern world involve science, so doesn't it make sense to hear what the presidential candidates think…and know?