Tag Archives: genetics

Agribiz set to takeover Asia with GMO “Golden Rice”

Scientists in the Philippines are weeks from submitting a genetically modified variety of rice to the authorities for biosafety evaluations.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23581877   They claim it could be in the fields within a year. But campaigners say “Golden Rice” is a dangerous way to tackle malnutrition. It has taken scientists more than two decades to boost […]

Local police surreptitiously add to DNA database

Slowly, and largely under the radar, a growing number of local law enforcement agencies across the country have moved into what had previously been the domain of the F.B.I. and state crime labs — amassing their own DNA databases of potential suspects, some collected with the donors’ knowledge, and some without it.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/13/us/police-agencies-are-assembling-records-of-dna.html?hp&_r=0  These local […]

NWO looks to build global DNA database

More than 70 medical, research and advocacy organizations active in 41 countries and including the National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday that they had agreed to create an organized way to share genetic and clinical information. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/06/health/global-partners-agree-on-sharing-trove-of-genetic-data.html?ref=world Millions more people are expected to get their genes decoded in coming years, and the fear is that […]