Wheat engineered to deter aphids fails in field trials
A variety of wheat genetically engineered to emit a pheremone to ward off aphids "failed to show any effect" during a field trial in England, says Science Magazine.
Empty calories and climate change
Climate change could create a new kind of empty calories, by indirectly reducing the nutrition content of food crops, says the Guardian.
China halts work on biotech rice and corn varieties
China's Agriculture Ministry decided not to renew permits that allowed development of three varieties of genetically engineered rice and corn, a decision that...