Scientists are constantly attaching new words to the suffix "omics": genomics, proteomics, transcriptomics..... So what exactly does "omic" mean, and how is it useful?
This post is an editorial summary of the National Academy of Science's Consensus Report on genetically engineered crops
This post is for the environmentally-conscious meat eater. If you want to decrease your beef-eating carbon footprint, you might want to reconsider grass-fed beef.
Headlines claiming that GMOs are banned in Europe abound. These are often accompanied by an assertion that the United States should follow suit. Does the EU know something the US does not? Where are these claims coming from?
We know that plants can remember certain attacks or weather changes and learn to respond to them more quickly. Some have called this plant neurobiology. A new study just demonstrated that plants may have proteins similar to the ones that cause mad cow disease. It's the plants, they're learning, they...remember.