Category Archives: Agriculture

Innovative Medical Materials Inspired by the Natural World

Innovative Medical Materials Inspired by the Natural World

Nature is an excellent designer. Today, faced with ever more complex challenges, scientists and researchers are increasingly turning to the natural world for inspiration when designing and creating new technologies. This is known as “biomimicry,” which is essentially a scientific approach that imitates natural models, systems, or elements in order to solve human challenges. While… Continue Reading

10 Important Reasons Why Agriculture Needs Biotech Crops

10 Important Reasons Why Agriculture Needs Biotech Crops

The growing use of biotech crops worldwide has generated its fair share of controversy and questions, but more and more scientists agree that biotech, or genetically modified, crops and foods have an important role to play in the future of global agriculture. Recently, the Genetic Literacy Project—a nonprofit organization aiming to improve public awareness and… Continue Reading

New Study Promotes Important Benefits of GM Crops

New Study Promotes Important Benefits of GM Crops

Countries around the world continue to examine the role of genetically modified (GM) crops in the future of food production and food security. A new study has been added to the growing body of evidence outlining the economic and environmental benefits that the use of seeds improved with biotechnology can bring to global agriculture. Released… Continue Reading

What Happens When Technology Meets Flowers?

What Happens When Technology Meets Flowers?

Biotechnology is all about taking lessons from nature, and some of today’s most innovative biotech researchers are looking for those lessons in a surprising place: the world of flowers. Scientific exploration currently taking place at the intersection of flowers and technology has yielded an incredible range of new ideas, products, and possibilities. Read on for… Continue Reading

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About GMOs – Part 2

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About GMOs – Part 2

Are you still searching for answers to questions about genetically modified crops? Our examination of the top consumer questions about genetically modified (GM) crops, as revealed by GMO Answers, continues here. Do GMOs contaminate organic crops? It’s not a new concept to have multiple agricultural production methods—namely organic, conventional, and GM—exist side by side, but… Continue Reading