Scientists Call GMO Antibiotics ‘Better Science’ Solution to Superbugs

Scientists have figured out a way to re-engineer vancomycin, considered an antibiotic of last resort, to fight the spread of drug-resistant superbugs.


Scientists Fearful of ‘Ecological Risks’ Sparked by GMO Microalgae

Scientists have created genetically engineered microalgae that have the potential to spread and to cause health and environmental problems.


In the Future, You Won’t Need Two Parents to Make Babies

A technique that scientists have used to create mouse embryos from skin cells may someday be used to create human babies.


GMO “Super Wheat” to be Grown in the UK Despite Fears

Researchers in the U.K. have been given the go-ahead to start testing a new type of genetically modified “super wheat” despite objections by ca. 30 groups.


Concerning Study Shows Glyphosate Herbicide Harms Unborn Children

In a new study, levels of the herbicide glyphosate were found in 91% of pregnant women tested. Levels correlated with unfavorable birth outcomes.


Clinical Trial for a GMO Zika Virus Vaccine is Coming to Miami

Researchers will test an experimental, genetically modified Zika virus vaccine on over 2,400 people, beginning in the Miami-Dade area.


U.K. Doctors Granted License to Create 3-Parent GM Babies

Doctors in the U.K. have received the first license to create genetically modified, three-parent babies to make them immune to mitochondrial diseases.


Researchers Create Mouse Embryos Using GM Stem Cells

Researchers at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom have successfully created a mammal embryo using only genetically modified mouse stem cells.


Scientific Panel Softens Stance on Human Gene Editing

With rapid advancements in human genome-editing, a group of scientists have released a 200 pages of recommendations for how to proceed.


Mouse Pancreas Grown in GMO Rats Reverses Diabetes in Mice

By implanting insulin-producing cells from mice into rats, scientists were able to grow a mouse pancreas that reversed diabetes in the mice.


Non-Browning GMO Arctic Apples to Hit Store Shelves Soon

Genetically modified apples engineered to brown more slowly than traditional apples will hit store shelves next month, but they won’t be overtly labeled “GMO.”


Will Donald Trump Give Bayer and Monsanto His Blessing to Merge?

Bayer and Monsanto executives met with Donald Trump on January, 11 2017 to discuss the biotech companies’ $66 billion merger.


Britain’s Fertility Regulator has Approved 3-Parent GMO Babies

The UK’s fertility regulator says fertility clinics can apply to start using techniques to create embryos from 3 parents.


EPA Recommends Deregulating Highly Invasive GE Grass

The USDA appears poised to deregulate creeping bentgrass, a type of grass designed for golf courses that is invasive and nearly impossible to eradicate.


Monsanto is Being Sued by Missouri’s Largest Peach Grower

In a lawsuit, Missouri’s largest peach producer says Monsanto is responsible for illegal herbicide use, causing damage to thousands of peach trees.


Survey Reveals Americans Don’t Trust Scientists on GMOs

A lot of highly educated people don’t trust GMOs or the scientists that work with them, so don’t let anyone tell you that you must be stupid to be anti-GMO.


Reinventing the Wheel: Nestle Reformulates Sugar

Instead of simply cutting the sugar content in its candy products, Nestle has decided to reformulate the substance into “sugar lite.”