Studies have found that women are more skeptical of genetically modified (GM) foods than men, but little research has been done on what’s responsible for that gender gap. Conventional wisdom has been that maternal instincts may explain the difference, but research shows that this isn’t the case.
Want to crash an insect population? Slip in a self-limiting gene and topple the family tree in two to three generations. The promise of biotech mosquitoes to combat the pest that spreads Zika, dengue and yellow fever grabs the headlines, but just off center stage, the same technology utilizing genetically engineered (GE)[…]Read More »
Plant biologist Pamela Ronald is concerned with the pressing problem of feeding the world without destroying it. The question of how to grow enough food for an expanding global population has grown more urgent in the face of climate change. Read MoreRead More »