Posts made in August, 2013

Biotechnology Fun Fair (BFF) Presentation Contest on Agricultural Biotechnology Innovations (28 November 2013)

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Activities, Classifieds, News | 0 comments

                  Please download the details here: CONTEST MECHANICS APPLICATION FORM Source:...

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The True Story About Who Destroyed a Genetically Modified Rice Crop

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in Activities, News | 0 comments

            A crowd breaking through a fence to destroy an experimental field of genetically modified golden rice in the Philippines, Aug. 9.    By Mark Lynas,  Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 Did you hear that a group of 400 angry farmers attacked and destroyed a field trial of genetically modified rice in the Philippines this month? That, it turns out, was a lie. The crop was actually destroyed by a small number of activists while farmers who had been bussed in to...

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Cine Bioteknolohiya 2013 (Biotechnology Short Film Contest) November 28, 2013

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 in Activities, Classifieds, News | 0 comments

              Please download the details for the Cine Bioteknolohiya 2013 at the links below: CONTEST MECHANICS APPLICATION FORM FILM ENTRY FORM...

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NAST’s Statement on Modern Biotechnology

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Activities, News | 0 comments

                Download the PDF version here: NAST’s Statement on Modern...

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Debunking Golden Rice myths: A geneticist’s perspective

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Activities, News | 0 comments

Debunking Golden Rice myths: A geneticist’s perspective

              By DR. MICHAEL PURUGGANAN, New York University August 12, 2013 It all started in 1984 in Los Baños, Laguna. Scientists had begun to develop an exciting new approach to breeding crops—genetic engineering—and everyone wondered how it could be used to help the world. In the sala of a house in this college town in Laguna sat several breeders who were dreaming of what they could do with this exciting new technology. Increase yields? Develop crops to...

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