Rice farmers in the Philippines destroyed about ten acres of golden rice growing in an experimental field. Golden rice is a genetically engineered rice that creates its own vitamin A. [ … ]
The Economist magazine is sponsoring an online debate about whether biotechnology is sustainable. It’s not quite the same old GMO vs. organic farming argument. The Economist has rounded up some of the top people in the field to state their position for or against. There’s room there for your own rebuttals and arguments, if you choose. And there’s a poll.