January 14, 2014

Allow Golden Rice Now – Campaign

“Golden Rice is a cure for a crisis that kills more people each year than malaria, HIV/Aids or tuberculosis. The actions against genetic modification by Greenpeace and its […]
September 23, 2014

PRRI letter to the President-elect of the European Commission about Chief Science Advisors

In a letter to Mr Jean-Claude Juncker PRRI underlines the extremely valuable role that chief scientific advisors have in governments and organisations, and expresses surprise that […]
October 30, 2014

Europe’s leading plant scientists call on national and European politicians to think again about the role of plant research, including the use of genetically modified (GM) plants.

The Open Letter signed by the scientists points out that if Europe is to reach the Horizon 2020 goals of tackling the societal challenge to provide […]
February 6, 2015

What does ‘natural’ actually mean? New plant science panel live Q&A

Sense About Science is hosting a live Q&A in which it takes questions on people’s assumptions and misconceptions about what ‘natural’ really means. Are some foods […]
April 16, 2015

Golden Rice is a 2015 Winner of the US Patents for Humanity Award

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have announced the winners of the 2015 recipients of […]
April 21, 2015

The genome of cultivated sweet potato contains Agrobacterium T-DNAs with expressed genes: An example of a naturally transgenic food crop

Among 291 tested accessions of cultivated sweet potato, all contain one or more transfer DNA (T-DNA) sequences. These sequences, which are shown to be expressed in […]
July 16, 2015

Unhealthy Fixation. The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud.

In an article published on 15 July 2015, the author reviews the evidence of claims in relation to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Some quotes from the […]
May 18, 2016

US-NAS Committee report: Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects (2016)

A main task of the committee was to examine the evidence related to claims of positive and negative effects of existing genetically engineered (GE) crops.  The […]