Scientists Just Found a Way to Make GMOs Much Safer

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

How Monsanto’s Big Data Push Hurts Small Farms

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New evidence suggests that so-called precision farming could make American farms even larger and less diverse. 

Monsanto Is Using Big Data to Take Over the World

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The GMO giant wants to help you beat climate change…with your phone.

What if Everyone in the World Became a Vegetarian?

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Calculating the chaos and the changed climate.

Our Alarming Food Future, Explained in 7 Charts

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Iowa is washing away, even while California dries up.

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