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Signal to Noise Special on GMOs

A new issue of Signal to Noise is all about GMOs - from the basic science to patents and environmental impact. 

August 12, 2015 — Kevin Bonham
GMOs are Still the Best Bet for Feeding the World.

GMOs are Still the Best Bet for Feeding the World.

It’s been a while since I’ve written on GMOs, but it may be time to start again. Recently, a huge amount of attention was given to an IARC report suggesting that glyphosate (brand name: Roundup), one of the most common pesticides, may cause cancer.

March 31, 2015 — Kevin Bonham

The Genetics of the Immune System

Last week, I had the opportunity to talk with a group of students from Grandview Heights School in Edmonton, Canada. The students are learning about genetics, and the instructor, John Chase asked me to talk about how genetics impacts my field, and to give them a perspective on how this stuff translates to the real world.

October 14, 2013 — Kevin Bonham
IgNobels 2013: The Tearless Onion

IgNobels 2013: The Tearless Onion

I don’t know about you, but onions make me MISERABLE. I love them, and I cook with them probably 5-6 days a week, but the chopping, oh the chopping.

September 17, 2013 — Scicurious
Another Year, Another Post on GMOs and Allergies

Another Year, Another Post on GMOs and Allergies

I was on a bit of a hiatus on blogging last month, but a lot of good things happened. I had a manuscript accepted for publication at Cell, I got my box checked (which means I have permission to start writing my dissertation, which means I should be graduating this year), and my fiance and [...]

January 3, 2014 — Kevin Bonham
GMO Labeling Debate Follow-up

GMO Labeling Debate Follow-up

There was a pretty huge response to my take on the GMO labeling debate last Friday. At the time of writing, there are 37 comments (for comparison, my other posts here have had between 0 and 4 comments), and I had a couple of convergent conversations on twitter and google+.

November 11, 2013 — Kevin Bonham
GMO Labeling, I-522, and Why This Debate Sucks for Progressive Scientists Like Me

GMO Labeling, I-522, and Why This Debate Sucks for Progressive Scientists Like Me

I’m a granola (and dirt)-eating, tree-hugging, liberal/progressive. If I was called by a pollster asking about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), I’d be counted among the folks that disapprove, but only because I think it doesn’t go far enough (I’m for single-payer, but I could have settled for the public option).

November 8, 2013 — Kevin Bonham
Chemical and Engineering News celebrates 90 years: How chemistry has come a long way

Chemical and Engineering News celebrates 90 years: How chemistry has come a long way

Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN) which is the flagship magazine of the American Chemical Society and the chemical community is celebrating 90 years of its existence this year, and I can only imagine how perplexed and awestruck its editors from 1923 would have been had they witnessed the state of pure and applied chemistry in [...]

September 9, 2013 — Ashutosh Jogalekar

Plant Engineers Sow Debate

Today virtually everything we eat is produced from seeds that have been genetically altered in some way. New methods of plant tinkering have emerged over the generations—and so, too, have the fears

May 1, 2014 — Pamela C. Ronald
Chemical and Engineering News celebrates 90 years: How chemistry has come a long way

Chemical and Engineering News celebrates 90 years: How chemistry has come a long way

Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN) which is the flagship magazine of the American Chemical Society and the chemical community is celebrating 90 years of its existence this year, and I can only imagine how perplexed and awestruck its editors from 1923 would have been had they witnessed the state of pure and applied chemistry in [...]

September 9, 2013 — Ashutosh Jogalekar