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GMOs are not as scary as they seem

Reed Mccoy // April 7, 2019

The population of earth will balloon to about 20 billion people by at least 2050, if not sooner. This realization has people concerned about our ability to produce enough food. Well, there is an answer...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Genetically modified foods are nothing to fear

Megan Mann // March 27, 2015

I was one of those people who voted against genetically modified organism food labeling. Why? Well, because I know the truth about GMOs, and I don't buy into the hype that says they're bad or need...

Matt Murphy

Genetically modified food damages diet

Matt Murphy // March 3, 2014

The average college student's diet may soon be forced to drastically change. The advent of genetically modified organisms and the health risks associated with them have led some consumers to reconsider...

Howard Vlieger, co author and primary coordinator of a first-of-its-kind study on GMOs talks about the effect that they have on plants and animals.Photo credit: Thomas Martinez

Genetically altered crops may hurt pigs

Yessenia Funes // February 1, 2014

Pigs that are fed genetically altered crops may suffer from severe stomach inflammation at a rate of 2.6 times more than pigs that aren't, according to the research of one Iowan farmer. Howard Vlieger,...

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