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Should genetically modified organisms be part of our conservation efforts?

OPINION: Should the Seed vault on Svalbard collect and preserve GMO-seeds?

Can't agree on harmfulness of GMO maize

A Norwegian study suggested that GMO maize could potentially be harmful to the environment. But the study was dismissed by the European Food Safety Authority, who claimed the study was flawed.

A new GMO technique that organic farmers will love

Genetic engineering of plants can restore characteristics lost through traditional breeding.

For Norwegians, healthy food and animal welfare are more important than prices

They want the incomes of farmers to be in line with other social groups – and they shy away from GMOs.

Growing fatter on a GM diet

Rats being fed genetically modified food eat more and grow fatter than those on a non-GM diet.

From poison to palatable

Every night millions of people go to bed hungry. New genetic technology can help us feed the world by making inedible seeds more edible.

Heavier cars can make traffic more dangerous

The probability of being killed or severely injured in a traffic accident is about 40 percent lower for those driving in new cars than those in cars that are ten years older. But new cars are often more massive and thus pose more of a threat for others on the streets.