Scientists Just Found a Way to Make GMOs Much Safer

Warning signs on the door to a Monsanto lab for GMO corn. Renee C. Byer/ZUMA

Biotech researchers think they’ve found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms.

Watch a US Senator Cite the Bible to Prove That Humans Aren’t Causing Global Warming

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“Biblical evidence.”

Obama on Climate Change: “No Challenge Poses a Greater Threat to Future Generations”

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In his State of the Union speech, the president offered a defiant message to Congress.

Airpocalypse Now: Beijing’s Toxic Smog Measures “Beyond Index” Levels

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Again.

5 Charts That Explain 2014′s Record-Smashing Heat

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The Earth keeps getting warmer, and we’re to blame.

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