Doctors in the U.K. have received the first license to create genetically modified, three-parent babies to make them immune to mitochondrial diseases.
The UK’s fertility regulator says fertility clinics can apply to start using techniques to create embryos from 3 parents.
Donald Trump chose Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris as head of the American Manufacturing Council. Some fear Liveris could use his position to benefit Dow.
The USDA appears poised to deregulate creeping bentgrass, a type of grass designed for golf courses that is invasive and nearly impossible to eradicate.
In a lawsuit, Missouri’s largest peach producer says Monsanto is responsible for illegal herbicide use, causing damage to thousands of peach trees.
Instead of simply cutting the sugar content in its candy products, Nestle has decided to reformulate the substance into “sugar lite.”
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.
Several states will join the pending federal antitrust investigations into the Dow-DuPont and Bayer-Monsanto mergers.
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.
Greenpeace has discovered that Bayer and Syngenta hid research proving its neonicotinoid pesticides cause substantial harm to honeybees.
It has just been announced that the world’s first “3-parent” baby was born in April in Mexico, instead of in the US, where the procedure is not approved.
Monsanto has licensed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool, which will allow the agritech giant to add and delete DNA from crops.