Thinking back, one woman kept coming to my mind – someone who revolutionized genetics & biology, who suffered harsh discrimination during her career, and is the only woman to single-handedly win a Nobel Prize in life science: Barbara McClintock.
Headlines: Chipotle Stops Using GE Ingredients, Dr. Oz Faces Mounting Criticism For Promoting Junk Science on Health Remedies, GMOs, EU Approves GM Crops, Pushes Forth Plan to Let Member States Decide, Germany’s National Academy of Science Strongly Endorses GM Crops, Japanese Farmers Petition for GM Field Tests
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More than 1400 people showed their support for Brazilian forest biotechnologists who were victims of a violent attack last month—and the scientists expressed their gratitude in a heartfelt letter to the Alliance.
In early February, 14 senior scientists at four U.S. universities received requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) to turn over three years worth of e-mail correspondence with a handful of agricultural companies, trade groups, and PR firms.