It’s a curious feature of our culture that when we spell the word “Big” with a capital B, we often mean “bad.” Big business. Big government. Big Ag. These Bigs aren’t admiring adjectives. When we use Big like this, we are invoking our instinctive American fear of too much power being concentrated in too few hands.
Precision gene editing in plants is a way for scientists and researchers to increase nutritional value and decrease susceptibility to diseases. Plant breeders want all the tools in the tool box to make quick efficient changes, and gene editing is another instrument. Read moreRead More »
Brazil has approved commercial use of a genetically modified sugarcane, setting a milestone for the country’s highly competitive sugar industry as this is the first time such permission has been granted anywhere in the world. Read moreRead More »