Posts made in July, 2017

Biotechnology timeline: Humans have manipulated genes since the ‘dawn of civilization’

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Activities, News | 0 comments

Biotechnology timeline: Humans have manipulated genes since the ‘dawn of civilization’

            Brian Colwell | July 18, 2017 | Genetic Literacy Project Historically, biotech has been primarily associated with food, addressing such issues as malnutrition and famine. Today, biotechnology is most often associated with the development of drugs. But drugs are hardly the future of biotech. We’ve entered the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and genetics are on a new level. Biotech is paving a way for a future open to imagination, and that’s kind of scary....

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15 tips to better communicate about GMOs with the public

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Activities, News | 0 comments

15 tips to better communicate about GMOs with the public

              Paul Vincelli | July 13, 2017 | Genetic Literacy Project We natural scientists excel at accumulating scientific knowledge. Thus, it is only natural that we believe that, if we can just share scientific information — and lots of it — others will think as we do about a controversial topic.  This is called the information deficit model. It is perfectly logical that we scientists try to fill an information deficit. It is also a singularly...

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Plant Breeding Innovation

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Activities, News | 0 comments

Plant Breeding Innovation

            Published on Jul 11, 2017 CropLife/ASTA (American Seed Trade Association) video on plant breeding and its many milestones. Please click image below for...

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