The most important thing you'll read today is an article about oranges

The discourse on genetically modified crops gained a cogent and sorely needed voice this weekend, with the publication of a captivating narrative-treatment of the subject in The New York Times by science writer Amy Harmon. The title of her feature: "A Race to Save the Orange by Altering Its DNA." » 7/29/13 12:45pm 7/29/13 12:45pm

Companies that paid over $1 million to stop GMO labels on foods

If you live in the U.S., it's likely that you eat a lot of GMO foods, and there is plenty of scientific evidence that these foods are perfectly safe. Still, many consumers want GMO foods to be labeled, simply because they want to know whether their food is the product of genetic engineering or not. » 8/15/12 12:58pm 8/15/12 12:58pm

Goats Genetically Engineered to Produce Drugs in Their Milk

On Friday, the US Food and Drug Adminstration stopped dragging its feet and acknowledged that tomorrow's drugs are just as likely to be made in the bosoms of goats as they are to come out of a laboratory. The latest craze among drug makers is "pharming," or the practice of creating special, genetically-engineered… » 2/09/09 12:00pm 2/09/09 12:00pm

It's a GMO Holiday With Glowing Red Kitty, Glowing Green Bunny

Just hold 'em under fluorescent bulbs, and they're like living, purring holiday lights! A Korean team of genetic engineers has created a super race of glowing red kitties. What everyone seems to have forgotten is that several years ago, bio-artist Eduardo Kac had some French engineers build him a glowing green bunny. » 12/14/07 11:00am 12/14/07 11:00am