Dr. Kevin Folta joins our Board of Directors
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We are pleased to announce a new member of the Board of Directors of Biology Fortified, Inc., Dr. Kevin Folta! He is the Chair of the Department of Horticulture at the University of Florida, and is well-known in our community … Read More

Have a Beer with Kevin Folta
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Five years ago when I was taking a look at graduate schools I applied to, I found myself at the University of Florida at Gainesville. I remember meeting a professor there whose enthusiasm for plant science rivaled my own, and … Read More

March for Science with Biology Fortified!
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Tomorrow, thousands of people across the United States and even the world will March for Science. As both a celebration of knowledge and discovery and as a protest against political interference and rejection of scientific facts, the March for Science … Read More

Science Communication Webinar

Start Talking about Science Today – Free Public Webinar April 27, 2017 5 pm EDT (2 pm PDT) 1 hour long. Kevin M. Folta, PhD, and Karl Haro von Mogel, PhD. Biology Fortified will host a live, public webinar as … Read More

COI Confession: How Monsanto helped renovate my kitchen – April Fools
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Editor’s Note: This was a 2017 April Fools post, and the title has been edited to reflect that now that the annual pranking holiday has passed. Read on for commentary about conflicts of interest, and Karl’s experiences in such discussions. … Read More

110 Nobel Laureates to Greenpeace: Change Your Stance on GMOs
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More than 100 Nobel Laureates are calling on Greenpeace to reconsider its opposition to GMOs. Yesterday, representatives of the group of Nobel Laureates, Sir Richard Roberts, Professor Martin Chalfie and Professor Randy Schekman held a press conference at the National Press Club to explain why … Read More

Better Know a Scientist: Rice Research Scientist Dr Nir Oksenberg
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In this month’s “Better Know a Scientist”, I’m interviewing Dr Nir Oksenberg. He works in a lab that actually makes transgenic crops! Nir’s career seems to have taken a very windy road: he completed his PhD at UCSF studying a … Read More

What is a Conflict of Interest?
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Over the course of the past few months, several GMO researchers and/or advocates had their emails seized under Freedom of Information Acts (FOIA). The requests to view the emails came from US Right to Know (USRTK), an organization who is … Read More

Scientists launch a Citizen Science Experiment on GMOs
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First-of-its-kind research will allow the public to test claims about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in their own backyards.   GMOs have been grown by farmers for two decades, and while they are estimated to be in up … Read More

Gluten-free GM wheat can help celiac patients
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Have you ever seen the popular MyPlate? It is a simple graphic to indicate the type and amount of food needed for a balanced diet in humans. If you have seen it, you will notice that a large section of … Read More

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