genetically modified organisms

These Three New GM Crops Will Change How We Farm

These Three New GM Crops Will Change How We Farm

Scientists have created three new genetically modified crops to combat three of the world’s most troubling crop diseases. Each was tweaked in a slightly different way to be resistant to those specific diseases. The details appear in three new papers out today in Nature Biotechnology.

Here’s Why We’ll Eventually Have To Accept Designer Babies

Here’s Why We’ll Eventually Have To Accept Designer Babies

Last week’s historic summit on human gene-editing has come to a close, and its organising committee has given the go-ahead for scientists in the US to experiment on human genes — only if it doesn’t result in a pregnancy. It’s a surprisingly progressive stance. But make no mistake, human trait…