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Climate policy: Ditch the 2 °C warming goal : Nature News & Comment

David G. Victor& Charles F. Kennel01 October 2014Average global temperature is not a good indicator ofplanetary health. Track a range of vital signs instead, urge David G. Victorand Charles F. Kennel.For nearly a decade, international diplomacy has ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Greenwar continued: Greenpeace crying censorship? Please… | Environment | Free speech | India | spiked

Greenpeace crying censorship? Please…By Max Miller, Spiked InternA censorship row has erupted between Greenpeace and the Indian government after Ben Hargreaves, a Greenpeace representative, was turned away by immigration officials at Delhi airport ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

China launches media campaign to back genetically modified crops | Reuters

Gene technology policies are a Chinese path forward:" In comments from a speech made months ago but only published this week, Chinese president Xi Jinping urged the industry to be bold in competition with foreign GMO developers."Full Reuters story ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Dr. Oz and Nutritional Supplements

Dr Oz, king of the nutrient supplement industry.Published on 22 Jun 2014John Oliver outlines what, exactly is problematic about Dr. Oz and the nutrition supplement industry. Then he invites George R.R. Martin, Steve Buscemi, the Black and Gold Marching ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

A quest by Harry Klee-- Improving the flavor of tomatoes

Grocery store tomatoes are bred for yield and firmness, not for flavor.And even though taste is relative, researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville, believe they can come up with varieties of delicious tomatoes that will also appeal to commercial ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

CIMMYT's Blog » Synthetic Wheat in China Continues to Flourish Due to Grassy Species

Genes found in million-year-old grass species are helping scientists multiply the genetic diversity of wheat and generate varieties that yield more than eight tons of grain per hectare in southwestern China, where rain-fed wheat grows in low temperatures ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOs Part 209. Protein used to clamp down jumping genes get distracted by house-keeping repairs as old age approaches

A multi-function protein is key to stopping genomic parasites from 'jumping'Most organisms, including humans, have parasitic DNA fragments called "jumping genes" that insert themselves into DNA molecules, disrupting genetic instructions in the process. ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 23 2014]
Entities: Protein, Genome, DNA, Parasitism
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOs Part 208. Conventional Wisdom wrong.Breeders incorporating unknown’ DNA into food crops for centuries

Curtis Hannah calls out the Conventional Wisdom Trap at GLP: When transgenic plants (the so-called GMO plants) hit the market in 1996, conventional wisdom at the time was that these new plants differed fundamentally from the older, more traditional ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Food security and the evaluation of risk

This paper investigates the changing methods of risk assessment for agricultural products and notes a deterioration in the likelihood that risk assessment exercises will be completed successfully. Genetically modified products are used as an example.The ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

The science behind superwheat

  First published on 30 Jul 2013An animated short video where NIAB's Richard Horsnell explains how synthetic hexaploid wheat is created and how it could offer new sources of genetic diversity to improve wheat crops in the UK and Europe. ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 21 2014]
Entities: Wheat, United Kingdom
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOS Part 207. Bacteria can mutate rapidly by selectively by re-stacking a hand containing multiple aces

Yi and colleagues explore the versatility of the tandem DNA repeat:β-lactamases [the enzyme that antibiotic resistant bacteria use to inactivate penicillins] can adapt to new antibiotics by mutations in their genes. The original and the extended substrate ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Nutraceuticals are often big on promise but fail to deliver

By Nial Wheate , University of SydneyExtracts from a berry can improve the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug, according to research published today in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. But it’s best to view this finding with caution because while ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 19 2014]

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...Over the past three years she has trebled her farm's output and increased her income 15-fold (see " A life transformed ").Banda is one of 1.75 million African smallholder farmers, 40 per cent of them women, enrolled in a $180-million five-year programme run by the  Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa . AGRA was set up in 2006 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation.Now, its latest report says the scheme is achieving its aims. Flagship projects in Tanzania and Malawi have each recruited 18,000 farmers, while in Ghana 117,000 have signed up OnOn average their farms' yields have doubled (see chart below)... @  Bill Gates's epic project transforms farming in Africa - environment - 04 September 2014 - New Scientist :"
...He said the Liberal Agriculture Minister Ken Baston also spoke on the motion and described the Act as "a piece of legislation purely designed for prohibition...@  Motion moved to repeal WA GM Act - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - Farm Weekly :"
...Suggesting a coherent approach on information and knowledge sharing on Bt brinjal in Bangladesh, Minister Chowdhury emphasizes that "we accord the highest priority to the safety and benefits to the society but shun any activity that intends to spread misinformation and misguide the public about Bt brinjal or other products that are evaluated by public sector research institutions."  Presenting the field level experience and evidence, Brief 47 also encapsulates the testimonials of experts and farmers attesting the benefits of Bt brinjal...
..."They’re talking about scientific testing but the natural processes and ecosystems have been tested over 3 billion years. "Read more:In GeneticallyGenetically modified grass for dairy cows sparks concern DateJune 20, 2014 The Age, Fairfax Press, Clare Kermond The Pundit's thoughts: Much better food safety rules: Scientific evidence about safety and history of safe human use as a food. Farming itself, and certainly ploughing, is not natural, but organic farmers do it."

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Climate policy: Ditch the 2 °C warming goal : N... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 9 hours ago]
Greenwar continued: Greenpeace crying censorshi... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Oct 01 2014]
China launches media campaign to back genetical... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 30 2014]
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Dr. Oz and ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 29 2014]
A quest by Harry Klee-- Improving the flavor of... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 25 2014]
CIMMYT's Blog » Synthetic Wheat in China Contin... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 25 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 209. Protein used to clamp do... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 23 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 208. Conventional Wisdom wron... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 22 2014]
Food security and the evaluation of risk [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 22 2014]
The science behind superwheat [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 21 2014]
Natural GMOS Part 207. Bacteria can mutate rapi... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 19 2014]
Nutraceuticals are often big on promise but fai... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 19 2014]
The Science of Science Communication at PNAS USA [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 18 2014]
GM food is safe according to independent studie... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
GLP’s Jon Entine cautions National Academy of S... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 17 2014]
Bill Gates's epic project transforms farming in... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 15 2014]
Do Squirrels Reject Genetically Modified Corn? [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 14 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 206: Shattering DNA may have ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 11 2014]
Prevalence and impacts of genetically engineere... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 08 2014]
GMOs: An Introduction | GMO Building Blocks [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 06 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 205. Besides giving bees a bu... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Activism and the gift of delusion - Fooling you... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Shock discovery: #Organic marketeers fail to de... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 05 2014]
Science Based Medicine on The Unpersuadables [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 03 2014]
Michael Baxter takes out PGA 2014 Achievement A... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 31 2014]
GENERA announces beta test launch [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 29 2014]
Harvard scholars explore transforming biology i... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
Talking to a Vidarbha Bt cotton farmer | The Od... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law inva... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 25 2014]
David Tribe in narrated slide presentation abou... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
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Climate policy: Ditch the 2 °C warming goal : N... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 9 hours ago]
David G. Victor& Charles F. Kennel01 October 2014Average global temperature is not a good indicator ofplanetary health. Track a range of vital signs instead, urge David G. Victorand Charles F. Kennel.For nearly a decade, international diplomacy has ...
Greenwar continued: Greenpeace crying censorshi... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Oct 01 2014]
Greenpeace crying censorship? Please…By Max Miller, Spiked InternA censorship row has erupted between Greenpeace and the Indian government after Ben Hargreaves, a Greenpeace representative, was turned away by immigration officials at Delhi airport ...
China launches media campaign to back genetical... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 30 2014]
Gene technology policies are a Chinese path forward:" In comments from a speech made months ago but only published this week, Chinese president Xi Jinping urged the industry to be bold in competition with foreign GMO developers."Full Reuters story ...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Dr. Oz and ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 29 2014]
Dr Oz, king of the nutrient supplement industry.Published on 22 Jun 2014John Oliver outlines what, exactly is problematic about Dr. Oz and the nutrition supplement industry. Then he invites George R.R. Martin, Steve Buscemi, the Black and Gold Marching ...
A quest by Harry Klee-- Improving the flavor of... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Sep 25 2014]
Grocery store tomatoes are bred for yield and firmness, not for flavor.And even though taste is relative, researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville, believe they can come up with varieties of delicious tomatoes that will also appeal to commercial ...
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