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GMOs in agriculture: Part of the solution or part of the problem?

15 January 2014

Jesús de Torres Genetically modified organisms or GMOs are formed by transferring genetic information and are not possible to be formed naturally. This includes the transfer of genes between taxonomically remote groups such as bacteria and animals or plants and animals. The methods used are varied and include modified natural vectors (i.e. viruses, bacterial...
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The GMO debate is open

15 July 2010

The recent approval from the Commission of a GM potato springs the debate about the acceptance of this technology in Europe after many years of refusal. In March the European Commission authorized the cultivation of a genetically modified potato called Amflora, from the Basf company. This news would be unremarkable, except that it is...
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