The Science Desk Podcast: All you need to know about GMOs

What's the deal with GMOs? Let our science desk explain.

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There have been few things as hotly debated as Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs). Science has been circling the subject for years. Shruti Muralidhar, Abhishek Chari and Navneet Vasistha give you the lowdown on GMOs-the science, the laws, the regulations and why they can’t be dismissed outright.

For references:

  1. The Regulatory Status of Genome-edited Crops: Wolt, Wang and Yang (2015) Plant Biotechnology Journal
  2. Green European Journal: New Breeding Techniques, New GMOs in a legal Limbo
  3. Genetic Literacy Project FAQs     
  4. Legal Briefing Paper: Regulatory Status of Plants resulting from NBTs : NBT Platform
  5. Regulatory Status of NBTs outside the EU: NBT Platform
  6. Committee formed in USA to redefine genetic modification
  7. How some GMOs have escaped US regulation; non-browning white mushrooms
  8. Research paper on crop domestication
  9. Safety testing of GMOs


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