Zika Virus May Have Originated With Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Dengue, Yellow Fever Study

Zika Virus May Have Originated With Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Dengue, Yellow Fever Study
Zika Virus May Have Originated With Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Dengue, Yellow Fever Study The law of unintended consequences seems to dog the purveyors of all things genetically modified. Go figure, when you start tinkering with things that mother nature created over billions of years of slow evolution that our tiny human minds and limited vision might screw it up. But I digress.… Read the rest

Bill Gates wants Africa to embrace GMO foods–is that such a good idea?

Bill Gates wants Africa to embrace GMO foods–is that such a good idea?
Biotechnology is the key to helping Africans-or so says Bill Gates A not-at-all unexpected advocate for GMO foods has come out in favor of exporting the genetically engineered food technology to Africa, saying that it might not only help poorer African nations feed themselves, but even suggesting that they might be able to produce enough food to export. In a fawning interview with the Wall Street Journal, Gates said, “…GMOs are done by changing the genes of the plant, and it’s done in a way where there’s a very thorough safety procedure, and it’s pretty incredible because it reduces the amount of pesticide you need, raises productivity (and) can help with malnutrition by getting vitamin fortification.” Oh.… Read the rest