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Biohacker: 'I've created a new human sense' 5.12.2018 BBC: World
Meet the biohackers - the people who want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology.
The Gates Foundation’s Ceres2030 Plan Pushes Agenda of Agribusiness 25.11.2018 Truthout.com
The partnership aims to infiltrate scientific literature in order to buy influence with officials.

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Scientists Warned This Weed Killer Would Destroy Crops. EPA Approved It Anyway. 20.11.2018 Truthout.com
Monsanto orchestrated the massive deployment of dicamba on tens of millions of acres of crops.

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Why is this African town letting mosquitoes in? 19.10.2018 BBC: Health
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.
Same-sex mice have babies 11.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Scientists break the rules of reproduction, so what does it mean for the future of sex?
Mosquitoes genetically modified to crash species that spreads malaria 24.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Scientists demonstrate that a "gene drive" can rapidly spread a genetic mutation through a species, perhaps providing a potent new weapon against malaria. But there are plenty of skeptics.
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Formalin in your fish? Sorry, FSSAI can’t do anything! 11.8.2018 Citizen Matters
FSSAI, constituted under the food safety law in India, is responsible for formulating and enforcing safety standards for our food. The Act, however, governs only manufacturers and processed food, even as we find increasing contamination in primary and raw produce. What could be the way out?
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Trump Allows GMO Crops and Harmful Pesticides in Wildlife Refuges 8.8.2018 Truthout.com
Trump's reversal of an Obama-era ban on GMO seeds and pesticides in refuges caters to the agricultural biotech industry.

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Believing We Have a Functional EPA Is Worse Than Having a Non-Functional EPA 19.6.2018 Truthout.com
EPA defenders mistakenly believe that it works on behalf of public health and safety.

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Her son is one of the few children to have 3 parents' DNA 7.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Several women who have had trouble conceiving children have gone to a clinic in Ukraine that is doing something unique: using DNA from three different people to create a healthy embryo.
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Will Congress Use the Farm Bill to Undermine Organics? 4.6.2018 Truthout.com
The Senate is about to drop its Farm Bill as early as June 6.

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Monsanto no more: Agri-chemical giant's name dropped in Bayer acquisition 4.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Germany's Bayer announced in 2016 that it would be buying Monsanto for more than $60 billion. Now it confirms it will be dropping the Monsanto name, which has been made infamous by protesters.
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Mandatory GMO labels are coming to your food 5.5.2018 Washington Post
Mandatory GMO labels are coming to your food
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The Energy 202: Three senior Scott Pruitt aides resigned from the EPA this week 4.5.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Three senior Scott Pruitt aides resigned from the EPA this week
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Are you anti-GMO? Then you’re anti-science, too. 4.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The movement against genetic modification is detached from reality.
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If you're troubled by food waste, you should support GMOs 25.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Reading the article, “The food that goes bad in your fridge amounts to trillions of gallons of wasted water,” I was disheartened about the sheer amount of wasted food and resources when so many are without any food at all. I was equally disappointed with the lack of solutions mentioned...

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The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet 20.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Two new studies from Europe  have found that the number of farm birds in France has crashed by a third in just 15 years, with some species being almost eradicated. The collapse in the bird population  mirrors the discovery last October  that over three quarters of all flying insects in Germany have vanished in just three decades. Insects are the staple food source of birds, the pollinators of fruits, and the aerators of the soil. The chief suspect in this mass extinction is the aggressive use of neonicotinoid pesticides,  particularly imidacloprid and clothianidin, both made by German-based chemical giant Bayer . These pesticides,  along with toxic glyphosate herbicides (Roundup) , have delivered a one-two punch against Monarch butterflies, honeybees and birds. But rather than banning these toxic chemicals, on March 21st  the EU approved  the $66 billion merger of Bayer and Monsanto, the US agribusiness giant producing Roundup and the genetically modified (GMO) seeds that have reduced seed diversity ...
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Kanye West lets loose with flood of philosophical thoughts — did he mention he's writing a 'book'? 19.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label 11.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer — and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement.
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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label 10.4.2018 AP Top News
THETFORD, Vt. (AP) -- Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer - and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement....
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