September 24, 2016
  • 052-ruishalme
    Agriculture

    052 — 17 Questions About Glyphosate

    Tweet   Talking Biotech #52 visits with Iida Ruishalme, cell biologist, author and blogger.  Iida is a trained scientist that writes the blog Thoughtscapism.  Recently she published a comprehensive assessment of the frequently-asked questions regarding [...]
  • 051-gly-vaccins
    Agriculture

    051 Weed Killer in Vaccines?

    Tweet Today’s episode is born of frustration.  Fear-mongering non-experts are abusing improper interpretations from an available herbicide detection kit to make claims that herbicides are now found in vaccines.  Namely, they seek to find glyphosate, [...]
  • 050-indra-vasil
    Agriculture

    050 How to Make a Plant from a Single Cell

    Tweet   One of the most important steps in genetic engineering a plant is the process of regenerating an entire new plant from a single cell that contains the new genetic instructions.  The process is [...]
  • 048 Shelton Boersma
    Agriculture

    048 Eggplants, Brinjals and Aubergines

    Tweet One of the amazing success stories of genetic engineering is the eggplant, known as the “brinjal” in Asia and the “aubergine” in Europe.  In the west it is occasional table fare, yet in many [...]

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The safe and powerful technologies of genetic engineering have had tremendous impacts in agriculture and medicine. However, future innovation and deployment of beneficial technologies are slowed by a lack of understanding. The point of this podcast is to help connect the public to current science and technology, and let scientists tell the stories of how science can help our farmers, industrialized world consumers, the environment, and the Developing World. The hope is that this resource can entertain and explain how new tools can improve food security, reduce poverty, and improve agricultural and medical practices.

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