Podcast: COVID vaccine fears mirror GMO skepticism; coronavirus and pregnancy; GM crops in organic farming | Genetic Literacy Project

he growing opposition to coronavirus vaccines bears striking resemblance to anti-GMO fears that have circulated online for more than 20 years. Pregnant
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/11/podcast-covid-vaccine-fears-mirror-gmo-skepticism-coronavirus-and-pregnancy-gm-crops-in-organic-farming/

Viewpoint: Promoting CRISPR crops at the expense of GMOs to appease activists undermines both technologies | Genetic Literacy Project

In the span of a few short years, gene editing has allowed scientists to rapidly and cheaply improve food production in ways that benefit farmers and
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/01/19/viewpoint-promoting-crispr-crops-at-the-expense-of-gmos-to-appease-activists-undermines-both-technologies/

Viewpoint: Promoting CRISPR crops at the expense of GMOs to appease activists undermines both technologies | Genetic Literacy Project

In the span of a few short years, gene editing has allowed scientists to rapidly and cheaply improve food production in ways that benefit farmers and
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/01/19/viewpoint-promoting-crispr-crops-at-the-expense-of-gmos-to-appease-activists-undermines-both-technologies/

As the CRISPR revolution advances, here’s how gene editing will actually help farmers and consumers | Genetic Literacy Project

2020 has been an eventful year as the gene-editing revolution advances. The recent Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/12/15/as-the-crispr-revolution-proceeds-heres-how-gene-editing-will-actually-help-farmers-and-consumers/

Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing | Genetic Literacy Project

The latest sign that Europe’s opposition to crop biotechnology may be fading hit headlines late last month. On October 19, the EU’s agriculture ministers
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/11/23/europe-ready-for-crispr-eu-crop-biotech-opposition-may-be-fading-as-farm-officials-environmentalists-endorse-gene-editing/

Podcast: Polymerase chain reaction—The ‘transformative’ tool that sparked a genetics revolution | Genetic Literacy Project

In this episode we’re taking a look at the story and the characters behind one of the most transformative – and ubiquitous – techniques in modern molecular biology: the polymerase chain reaction.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/11/05/podcast-polymerase-chain-reaction-transformative-tool-that-sparked-the-genetics-revolution/

How information design shapes our decision-making? – SAIFood

In a perfect world, people make rational decisions, however, we don’t live in a rational world. Dr. Lassoued investigates what effects our decision making of PNTs.
— Read on www.saifood.ca/information-shapes-our-decisions/

Chile poised to tackle food shortages and climate change with ‘Golden Apple’ and other CRISPR-edited crops | Genetic Literacy Project

Chile’s intense political unrest exacerbated by months of COVID-19 quarantine has temporarily overshadowed a relentless environmental
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/09/01/chile-developing-a-golden-apple-and-fruits-that-grow-in-the-desert/

CRISPR-Cas RNA Targeting Using Transient Cas13a Expression in Nicotiana benthamiana– Crop Biotech Update (August 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org

CRISPR-Cas RNA Targeting Using Transient Cas13a Expression in Nicotiana benthamiana– Crop Biotech Update (August 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp