Plastic is an amazing part of our modern world, but it comes with a lot of downsides -- so scientists are using synthetic biology to make it better.
The cost of being a thrifty grocery shopper: crappy tomatoes.
It sounds like a setup to a horror movie: A genetically modified glow-in-the-dark lamb was unintentionally sold to a slaughterhouse. But really, NBD.
New gene-editing technologies may take down antibiotic-resistant bacteria once and for all.
We have some good and some bad reasons for worrying about GMOs — especially when they’re us.
The WHO's new classification of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, puts it in the company of night shifts and wood smoke as a carcinogen. Sunshine is worse.
The Irish potato famine should have taught the food and farming world that crop diversity is crucial. But the genetically engineered potato on trial in Ireland suggests that we haven't actually learned much.
Last week, the USDA fully deregulated herbicide resistant sugar beets. And while the shift isn't a surprise to most advocates, it does hint at larger problems within the system.
In this interview clip, scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva recommends asking oneself daily: "Where am I complicit in the war against the earth?"