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Who Is Really Behind Efforts to Block the Medical Marijuana Industry?

Proponents of medical marijuana believe that they are safer smoking or ingesting cannabinoids than they are taking prescription drugs that carry warning after warning about potential side effects, many of which are lethal. . . . → Read More: Who Is Really Behind Efforts to Block the Medical Marijuana Industry?

U.S. Public Divided Over GM, Organic Food

The American public is almost evenly divided about the benefits of genetically-modified and organic food, with those divisions not breaking along easily defined or familiar lines. . . . → Read More: U.S. Public Divided Over GM, Organic Food

Algae Feed Proposed to Enrich Farm Salmon Fatty Acids

A developer of feeds for farmed salmon says its algae-based feed supplements could arrest the sharp decline in omega-3 fatty acids discovered in a recent study. . . . → Read More: Algae Feed Proposed to Enrich Farm Salmon Fatty Acids

Seedless Fruit Varieties Seen As Food Security Boost

A review of studies evaluating techniques for producing seedless fruit concludes these techniques can contribute to higher yields that help ensure the security of food supplies. . . . → Read More: Seedless Fruit Varieties Seen As Food Security Boost

Spinach Enhanced to Detect Chemicals, Send Signals

A chemical engineering group showed the feasibility of embedding sensors in common spinach plants that can detect and signal the presence of explosive chemicals in the soil. . . . → Read More: Spinach Enhanced to Detect Chemicals, Send Signals

Vaccine Stops Livestock Infections Without Antibiotics

A veterinary medical team at Kansas State University developed a vaccine that protects livestock against dangerous liver and skin infections without antibiotics. . . . → Read More: Vaccine Stops Livestock Infections Without Antibiotics

Monsanto Licensing MIT/Harvard Genome Editing

Monsanto Company is licensing genomic editing technology for agricultural applications from a joint research center at Harvard University and MIT. . . . → Read More: Monsanto Licensing MIT/Harvard Genome Editing

Small Business Grant Funds Natural Dyes Crop Research

A company making natural dyes for clothing and a plant science research center are discovering genomic processes to improve plants producing indigo, the dye giving blue jeans its color. . . . → Read More: Small Business Grant Funds Natural Dyes Crop Research

GMOs, 3D-Printed Chocolate, And The Rapid Development Of Food Technology

New, emerging technology is assisting us to analyze, track and organize the way we produce and consume food. . . . → Read More: GMOs, 3D-Printed Chocolate, And The Rapid Development Of Food Technology

Danforth Center, Valent Partner on Underground Plant Imaging

A plant science center and crop science company are developing a large-scale X-ray imaging system to measure root development in plants. . . . → Read More: Danforth Center, Valent Partner on Underground Plant Imaging