Genetically Modified Food

'Allowing Children To Go Blind And Die, Because Of A Hang-Up'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Politics

"Wicked" opponents of genetically modified food allow children to "go blind and die because of a hang-up by a small number of people", according to En...

GM: Time for a More Nuanced Debate

Green Futures | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech
Green Futures

What is a person with a conscience to think about the fraught and complex issue of genetic modification (GM)? Picking sides used to be easy: if you were green, you were against GM because it was unnatural and industrial.

'Opposition To GM Is Complete Nonsense'

PA | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Politics

Genetically modified food should be grown and sold widely in Britain and opponents of the technology are talking "humbug", according to the environmen...

Could GM Maize Cause Tumours, Kidney, Liver Problems?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

Rats fed genetically modified crops suffered more premature deaths, tumours, kidney and liver problems, a worrying new study has found. The researc...

The 'Geeks' Fight Back: Challenges for Science and Democracy

Ian Scoones | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Tech
Ian Scoones

A mood of scientific self-righteousness has broken out in the UK. The 'geeks' - professional scientists committed to evidence-based policy - are on the march. What has brought this on?

Chinese Scientists Clone 'Good Fat' Sheep

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Worried about levels of heart attack-inducing animals fats in your diet? Well, Chinese scientists have cloned a genetically modified sheep containing ...