Studies and Articles

There is an abundance of information about GMOs and biotechnology in agriculture available to consumers. On the internet, in news outlets, and peer-reviewed journals, there are many articles, blog posts, studies, infographics, and videos about a variety of topics related to GMOs. Here, we’ll look to bring these resources together for you, providing content from our GMO Answers experts and other contributors who will discuss current events in media, simplify complicated study findings, and demystify the science behind GMOs.

 

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ARTICLE: GMOs: A Scapegoat of the American Food System

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 1/12/2017 2:24 pm

What are some of the common myths about GMOs? This article addresses them, and sets the record straight.
  • Impact on Society
  • Impact on Environment
  • Science and GMO Basics
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Let It Be Resolved: What We’re Reading, December 2016

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 1/11/2017 3:37 pm

What stories did we find interesting last month? Stories about farmers and attitudes about GMO, stories about the potential of GMOs, and stories about what we may have lost by not using GMOs more.
  • Impact on Environment
  • Impact on Farms
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
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VIDEO: Spotlight on Biotechnology and Agriculture

By Community Manager (CBI) on Tuesday, 1/10/2017 11:17 am

The National Corn Growers Association has put together a video highlighting the importance of biotechnology and science in food production.
  • Impact on Environment
  • Impact on Farms
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ARTICLE: The Promise of GMOs: Nutrition

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 1/05/2017 1:54 pm

Anastasia Bodnar assesses some of the major nutritional claims about genetically modified crops, and how close those claims are to being met.
  • Impact on Farms
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
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ARTICLE: My Story - Why I Advocate for Agriculture

By Community Manager (CBI) on Tuesday, 12/20/2016 11:34 am

Why do some people advocate for farming? Read and find out the Farm Babe's story.
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ARTICLE: Profile of an Indian GM Farmer: High-Tech Seeds on a Traditional Farm

By Community Manager (CBI) on Friday, 12/16/2016 2:14 pm

Some farmers in India are choosing to grow genetically modified cotton. Check out this story to find out how and why.
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  • Impact on Environment
  • Impact on Farms
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Giving Thanks: What We’re Reading – November 2016

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 12/14/2016 10:49 am

What we were reading in November? Stories about the potential of ag research, new ways to potentially prevent Zika infections, and a possible breakthrough in the way we grow our food. Click to read more.
  • Impact on Environment
  • Future of GMO
  • Science and GMO Basics
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STUDY: Assessing Potential Impact of Bt Eggplants on Non-Target Arthropods in the Philippines

By Community Manager (CBI) on Tuesday, 12/13/2016 10:18 am

Do pest-resistant plants have an impact on other pests in the local ecosystem? A new study addresses the issue.
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  • Impact on Farms
  • Science and GMO Basics
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ARTICLE: The 10 Minor Realizations That Flipped My Thinking About GMOs

By Community Manager (CBI) on Friday, 12/09/2016 8:54 am

Questions about how plant breeding works, including developing GMOs? A new post explains how genes in plants work, and dispels come concerns about GMOs.
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Science and GMO Basics
  • Seed Choice
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ARTICLE: How to Mislead With Statistics: GMO Crops Edition

By Community Manager (CBI) on Tuesday, 12/06/2016 9:58 am

A new article in Mother Jones takes a critical look at some of the claims made about GMOs in a recent New York Times article.
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