Genetic Engineering News
Company to Release Slow-Browning Apples
A Canadian company is releasing a new, genetically modified apple that won't turn brown for up to three weeks.
Lingering Effects of Jet Lag Erase Team's Home-Field Advantage, Study Finds
The "GMA" team of insiders analyzes some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Genetically Modified Apple Doesn't Brown
It's this is a first genetically modified apple designed to eliminate Browning. When they're left out in the open it'll go on sale in limited markets next month in the midwest. Apples will be sold under the brand them Arctic apple. Critics are concerned genetically modified foods may pose health
Index: Out of Control Wildfire Rages Through Edmond, Oklahoma
ABC News' David Muir reports the stories people have been buzzing about all week.
Florida County Votes to Allow Controversial GMO Mosquito Test
A Florida county has cleared the way for the first U.S. test using genetically modified mosquitoes to fight against the species that spreads Zika virus . Monroe County, Florida, voted to allow a test of GMO mosquitoes created by the British biotech company Oxitec. Oxitec has created genetically
The Spy Who Came in From the Corn Fields
Five years ago a Chinese national was discovered on his knees, digging in a corn field off a county road in the middle of Iowa. Now he'll spend his next three years behind bars for his role in what the Justice Department says is a complex agriculture-themed espionage saga involving fake names,
FDA Gives OK to GMO Mosquito Test to Fight Zika
Genetically modified mosquitoes that could help to fight the spread of the Zika virus may soon be released in Florida following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's release today of a final environmental assessment showing that a field test of the insects would have "no significant impact" on
Bring Zika-Fighting GMO Mosquitos to Puerto Rico, Says Congressman
As the number of Zika cases in Puerto Rico skyrocket into the thousands, Congressman Pedro Pierluisi, the island’s sole representative, has called for zika-fighting, genetically-modified mosquitoes to be considered for deployment on the island as one way of combating the mosquito-borne illness that
Zika-Spreading Mosquitoes Are Becoming More Resistant to Common Pesticides
Health officials working to contain Zika outbreak in northern Miami are now investigating whether the Zika-spreading mosquitoes have become resistant to common pesticides used to combat the insect -- as studies suggest has been the case in other parts of the world. Currently, 14 people have been