Blog posts by Frøydis Gillund

Genetic modification to fight potato late blight

(Photo: Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, public domain) Potato late blight causes huge losses for potato farmers, and leads to excessive use of fungicides. Genetically modified potato may help solve the problem, but Norwegian ... Read more

Frøydis Gillund

Frøydis Gillund is a scientist working for GenØk – Centre for Biosafety.

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Norwegian study links flu vaccine to narcolepsy risk

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has found an elevated risk of narcolepsy among children and young adults who were vaccinated against the swine flu seven years ago. Some who did not take the vaccine against the pandemic of 2009 also developed this severe sleeping disorder.