genetically modified organisms

NETFLIX

‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s New Movie ‘Okja' Is an Anti-Corporate Mindfuck

The new film from Bong Joon Ho is a critique of ethical capitalism wrapped in a heartwarming animal adventure story. But it's not coming to theaters: it premieres on Netflix June 28.
Carl Franzen
6.27.17
CRISPR

These People Want to Genetically Engineer Pink Chickens

The Pink Chicken Project wants to use CRISPR to alter all chickens’ DNA in order to send a message about the health of our environment.
Emma Griffith
5.12.17
Zika

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Show Resistance to Dengue

About half of the world’s population is at risk of infection from dengue fever.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.17.17
Science

The Guy Behind Long-Delayed Glowing Plants Kickstarter Wants to Sell You Moss

Antony Evans still hasn’t shipped any glow-in-the-dark plants, but he wants you to trust him on his new product.
Madison Margolin
11.29.16
synthetic biology

What Synthetic Biology Is Doing to Our Houseplants

A genetically modified moss that pumps out patchouli fragrance is in the works.
Russ Douglas
7.22.16
Money

Mandatory Federal GMO Labeling Is On Its Way

It’s clear that a federal decision is in the works, even if a current Senate bill doesn't pass.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.7.16
Health

Instead of Killing Mosquitoes, Why Don’t We Edit the Viruses Out of Them?

We’re desperate for a solution. What are our options?
Kaleigh Rogers
2.2.16
News

This Week, Top Geneticists Want to Decide If GMO Humans Are OK

The International Summit on Human Genome Editing is the most important meeting ever held on the subject.
Alex Pearlman
12.2.15
coffee

Now That We Know Coffee's Genome, Your Morning Buzz Will Be Genetically Modified

Knowing coffee's genome will allow scientists to make new specialty coffee strains.
Jason Koebler
9.4.14