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April VIews 2015

Headlines: 5 Questions with Alan Levinovitz, author of The Gluten LieThe Daily Show Examines Activist Jeffrey Smith’s Claims about GMO Potatoes — And Comes Out in Favor of Science, India Emerges as Center of GE Research, but Foreign Financed Protests Slow Adoption, Could New Gene-Editing Technologies Help Spawn Small Biotech Companies?, A Psychological Explanation for GMO Opposition

British Scientists Develop GE Plant That Could Make Fish Farming More Sustainable

Scientists in the UK have made major progress in addressing one of the seafood industry’s biggest environmental challenges. Last month, Rothamsted Research announced that a GE camelina plant had been successfully fed to farmed Atlantic salmon. A false flax widely grown for seed oil, the camelina plant had been enhanced with genes from marine algae, which produces the coveted Omega 3-rich fish oil. 

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