Hitting the nail
London (23.6.15) – Over the years the BBC has many times addressed the ..[Read Full Story].

The Pope on GM
In paras. 133-135 of his encyclical letter Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ of the Holy ..[Read Full Story].

Vermont, Oregon and GM-labelling
London (23.6.15) – Oregonians continue to reject compulsory labelling for food ..[Read Full Story].

New GM-approvals
London (23.6.15) – We reported before (1) how slow the EU mechanism is ..[Read Full Story].

A single market, they promised

London (20.4.15) – The European Union has for years had a target for a single..[Read Full Story].

Still safe to eat
London (20.4.15) – A new summary of experiments on animals feed GM-products...[Read Full Story]..

Blight in the American chestnut: problems and solutions
London (20.4.15) – In recent years, American chestnuts, glorious trees...[Read Full Story]..

UK general election: political party support for GM
London (4.4.15) – Nature has asked seven of the political parties competing in...[Read Full Story]...

“Naturally” GM
London (21.4.15) – Over the years there has been a lot of debate, and indeed some..[Read Full Story].

Back and forth
London (4.4.15) – The last few weeks have seen a fair amount of “yes, it is” ....[Read Full Story]...

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