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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Why We Stand Up for Science

By Community Manager (CBI) on Monday, 8/24/2015 2:20 pm

Consumers have questions about how scientific research is funded, the collaborative relationship between academia and the private sector, and the role of bias in research. GMO Answers is answering these questions and addressing some of the topics raised through a new series entitled, "Stand Up for Science."
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Academic Fundraising – What it is, Why it Exists and the Role of the Private Sector, with David Shaw, Mississippi State University

By Community Manager (CBI) on Monday, 8/24/2015 2:10 pm

Researchers at public universities, which are in part publicly funded, conduct studies and programs that are intended to benefit the general public. Some question why public universities also source private funds and the role and impact of private funding and interests in public research. GMO Answers spoke with Dr. David Shaw, vice president for research and economic development at Mississippi's land-grant institution, Mississippi State University, who offers his perspectives on academic fundraising in the following Q&A.
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GM Technology Could be Western Australia’s Ally

By Kelly Manton-Pearce (Third Party Organization) on Thursday, 8/13/2015 8:53 pm

Dr. Kelly Manton-Pearce talks about the new GM apple and how agricultural technologies like GM crops can benefit farmers and consumers.
  • Impact on Society
  • Impact on Farms
  • Future of GMO
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INFOGRAPHIC: What is a GMO?

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 8/05/2015 6:19 pm

What is a GMO? Learn more about about GM plant breeding and GMO crops.
  • Science and GMO Basics
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VIDEO: Selecting Seeds - Heirloom vs. Organic from J&J Acres

By Community Manager (CBI) on Monday, 8/03/2015 11:23 pm

Learn more about planting heirloom, hybrid, organic or GMO seeds for spring planting.
  • Science and GMO Basics
  • Seed Choice
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What does Chipotle’s switch to non-GMO ingredients mean for pesticide use?

By Andrew Kniss (Independent Expert) on Monday, 7/27/2015 3:01 pm

Chipotle recently switched to non-GMO ingredients. Experts examine the impact this non-gmo switch makes on pesticide use.
  • Impact on Farms
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Science and GMO Basics
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Steven Druker: Twisted Truth in Altered Genes Book

By Bruce M. Chassy (Independent Expert) on Monday, 7/20/2015 6:50 pm

Bruce Chassy's "Altered Genes Twisted Truth" review of Steven Druker's book on GMO crops and genetically engineered food
  • Science and GMO Basics
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99 Problems but a GMO Ain’t One: What We're Reading - June 2015

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 7/09/2015 4:56 pm

  • Science and GMO Basics
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