Is the public ready for Meat 2.0?

Impossible Foods, a Silicon Valley-based company, has rolled out its new Impossible Burger, genetically engineered from plant protein to look and taste as much as possible like red meat. The new burger, and a similar product from a company called Beyond Meat, seems to be marketed to win over people making the transition from eating meat to a more vegetable-based diet, while not depriving them of the flavor. … Continue reading Is the public ready for Meat 2.0?

DARPA unveils gene editing infrastructure to build genetically engineered “super soldiers”

(Natural News) In the Marvel comic books, Steve Rogers is a character that transforms from a rather weak and skinny man into a supersoldier with the help of gene editing technology. For decades since fans were officially introduced to Captain America in 1941, this fictional character has fascinated people throughout the country and across the world. Now, thanks to new technology and millions of dollars … Continue reading DARPA unveils gene editing infrastructure to build genetically engineered “super soldiers”

Obama signs bill that protects makers of genetically engineered crops from federal courts

President Obama approved a temporary spending bill this week that averted a government shutdown but also riled a slew of groups that say one provision protects Monsanto and other makers of genetically modified seeds and crops from federal courts. The so-called Monsanto Protection Act essentially requires the Agriculture Department to approve the growing, harvesting and selling of such crops, even if the courts rule environmental … Continue reading Obama signs bill that protects makers of genetically engineered crops from federal courts