Washington Post: do patents prevent independent research?

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Tamar Haspel wrote a thoughtful and in-depth article about patents and genetically engineered crops for the Washington Post. One of the questions that often comes up is whether patents are preventing independent research from being conducted on these crops? To help answer the question, Haspel included a description of GENERA! Monsanto has agreements with more… Read more »

GENERA in Cosmos Magazine

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Marc Brazeau wrote an article about GENERA for Cosmos Magazine. Here is a teaser: GM food is safe according to independent studies Not-for-profit group Biology Fortified is dedicated to dispelling myths about genetically modified crops. Marc Brazeau reports. Critics of genetically modified crops often assert that all research into the plants’ safety is bought and… Read more »

Genetic Literacy Project makes infographics from GENERA

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GENERA Map

The Genetic Literacy Project, a great source of information about genetics and biotechnology from plants to humans, has made infographics based on the preliminary data from GENERA. They wanted to answer the question: Where is the government-funded research happening, and are GMOs safe? (And does the funding source for the study matter for the conclusion?)… Read more »