In a scientific first, Chinese scientists have injected a human with genes edited using the CRISPR-Cas9 method in order to fight aggressive lung cancer.
Trump’s pick for U.S. attorney general could help finalize the Bayer-Monsanto merger. The President-elect himself holds several thousand dollars worth of Monsanto stock.
After communities in the Florida Keys disagreed over trials of GMO mosquitoes in the area, the mosquito control board has voted to go forward with the test.
The EPA approved a new glyphosate-dicamba herbicide with restrictions intended to prevent the chemicals from drifting to other crops and damaging them.
Two communities in the Florida Keys voted on whether to allow a trial of GMO mosquitoes in the area. The split vote could delay the trial for months.
Voters in Sonoma County have likely banned GMOs; official results are due in December 2016. Five other California counties have already banned GE crops
The USDA has approved 2 new GMO potatoes. If the FDA and EPA give them the all-clear in January, they could reach the market by spring.
U.S. food retailers aren’t doing a good job of keeping up with Americans’ increasing demand for organic food and elimination of pesticides in crops.
The monarch butterfly population in Central Mexico is dwindling, due to climate change, illegal logging, motorists on highways, and Roundup.
Farmers are using chickens and bugs to help them tackle noxious weeds and pests in their fields, instead of spraying harmful chemicals like Roundup.
Just weeks after finding traces of glyphosate in U.S. honey, the FDA says it has found the herbicide in oatmeal and oat products.
Greenpeace has discovered that Bayer and Syngenta hid research proving its neonicotinoid pesticides cause substantial harm to honeybees.
Monsanto has licensed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool, which will allow the agritech giant to add and delete DNA from crops.
A Swedish researcher is the first-ever scientist to attempt to edit genes of healthy human embryos in an effort to treat infertility and eradicate diseases
FDA testing has revealed that U.S. honey is contaminated with the herbicide glyphosate, including a very popular brand marketed as 100 percent all-natural.
Last week, Bayer acquired Monsanto for a whopping $66 billion. The merger will likely mean higher seed prices for farmers and higher food prices for us.
The first-ever genetically engineered meal has been consumed and nobody died, but is this win for science also a threat to humanity?