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The Philippines has rated ‘Golden Rice’ safe, but farmers might not...

Glenn Davis Stone, Washington University in St Louis and Dominic Glover, Institute of Development Studies “Golden Rice” is probably the world’s most hotly debated genetically...

Reclaiming lost calories: Tweaking photosynthesis boosts crop yields

Amanda Cavanagh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign What if your ability to feed yourself was dependent on a process that made a mistake 20 percent...

Climate change will make rice less nutritious, putting millions of the...

Kristie Ebi, University of Washington Rice is the primary food source for more than 3 billion people around the world. Many are unable to afford...

Another problem with China’s coal: Mercury in rice

Noelle Eckley Selin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Sae Yun Kwon, Pohang University of Science and Technology Mercury pollution is a problem usually associated with...

Should we worry about arsenic in baby cereal and drinking water?

Stuart Shalat, Georgia State University Even though most people don’t know much about chemicals in general or poisons in particular, virtually everyone knows that arsenic...

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Is academic freedom a license to provoke without consequences?

Bruce Barry, Vanderbilt University Does academic freedom entitle university professors to be as provocative as they wish when expressing their views on issues of the...