Coral Reefs and Their GMO Bacteria

Genetic transfer between bacteria is one of the most common types of horizontal gene transfer found in nature. It is how bacteria learn to adapt and form resistance against extreme environments, including antibiotics that humans use to combat them. The methods used can vary, whether direct gene copying and trading through bacterial conjugation (“cell sex”) […]

The EFSA’s Squabble with Austria

Austria has a bit of a problem with genetically modified crops. This is not an altogether surprising statement, as the nation has for two decades been heavily involved in promoting organic farming, in addition to utilizing “holistic” farming processes that include homeopathy as the main treatment for sick animals.[1] The fact that hundreds of scientific […]

China’s National Transgenic Project

Since 2006, China has focused on a number of projects to maximize its further industrialization and economic dominance in the world sphere, with the county branching out into several new fields. This has been showcased by the 16 National S&P Major Projects that were set up by the Chinese State government to progress research and development […]