genetic modification - updates

Rappler's latest stories on genetic modification


There is no such thing as forever – even with rice

Oct 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM

We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat

Too soon to release GM mosquitoes to fight Zika –US study

Jun 09, 2016 - 8:05 PM

With new gene editing techniques modifications can quickly spread through a population via a gene drive greatly increasing chances that the altered gene will become widespread

ZIKA MOSQUITO. A view through a microscope shows the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits the virus Zika, at a laboratory at the National Institute of Health in Bogota, Colombia, April 26 2016. File photo by Leonardo Munoz/EPA

Why does Europe hate genetically modified food?

Jul 06, 2014 - 3:23 PM

UPDATED With new European Union rules that now seek to clear up years of internal deadlock that could in theory lead to widespread cultivation of GM foods is Europe about to change its mind?

GMO HATE. People protests against the authorization of genetically modified (GM) maize with signs and banners reading 'Stop GMO Maize 1507 ', 'Only a NO can protect us' and 'No to GMO Maize 1507' in front of the Federal Chancellor's Office in Berlin, Germany, 05 February 2014. Joerg Carstensen/EPA

Science wRap: 'Golden rice', Curiosity, lab-grown burgers

Aug 10, 2013 - 5:05 PM

The battle over genetically modified rice Curiosity celebrates one earth year on Mars Henrietta Lacks and electric buses

Science wRap: From false memories to methane 'bomb'

Jul 29, 2013 - 2:24 PM

This week: False memories dolphin whistles a photobomb from space and light stopped in its tracks