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Science of GMOs (University of Connecticut)

Top Five Myths Of Genetically Modified Seeds, Busted (Dan Charles, NPR)

Gene Drive FAQs (Harvard University)

Genetically modified (GM) plants: questions and answers (The Royal Society)

Genetically modified (GM) plants: questions and answers (The Royal Society) – PDF version

GMO in the know: Q&A on hot topics

Answering Questions About GMOs, Neurologica, Steven Novella, MD

Center for Science in the Public Interest

European Parliament  News – Eight things you should know about GMOs

Food Facts

FAQs -Eleven Things to Know about GMOs, Oklahoma State University

Genetically Modified Food, Univ. of Florida Extension

GMO FAQs (Genetic Literacy Project).

Green Facts – Facts on Health and the Environment: Genetically Modified Crops

Harvard University Signal to Noise Special Edition: GMOs and Our Food

Harvard University – Will GMOs Hurt My Body? The Public’s Concerns and How Scientists Have Addressed Them

Harvard University – Challenging Evolution: How GMOs Can Influence Genetic Diversity

Harvard University – Insecticidal Plants: The Tech and Safety of GM Bt Crops

Harvard University – The Patent Landscape of Genetically Modified Organisms

Harvard University – Good as Gold: Can Golden Rice and Other Biofortified Crops Prevent Malnutrition?

International Food Information Council Foundation

The Impact on Human Health of Genetically Modified Organisms in Food, Ohio State Univ. Extension

ISAAA Q and A About Genetically Modified Crops

ISAAA 50 Bioteach Bites: Science, Applications, Issues

The Lowdown on GMOs

Professor M S Swaminathan answers questions about crop biotech in India.

The Science of GMO’s – Purdue University

Sense About Science: Plant Science Panel


World Health Organization

Your One Stop Shop For Gmo Sciene Facts

Education Resources

The past present and future of plant breeding. Excellent publication from VIB (a life sciences research institute, based in Flanders, Belgium) that explains everything from conventional plant breeding to genetic engineering including new breeding techniques (NBTs)

2014 ISAAA Report on Global Status of Biotech/GM Crops

Agroalimentando: Ciencia y tecnología aplicadas a la agricultura y a la alimentacíon – biotecnologia

Ask for Evidence Lesson Plans & Resources from Sense About Science. a lesson plan and resources to give 13-16 year olds the opportunity to explore if what they see, read, and hear is true, using evidence as the gold standard to evaluate claims.

Bringing Biotechnology to life: An Educational Resource for Grades 7-10. Bringing Biotech to Life

Consumer Perceptions of Food Technology Survey

Crop Science 224 Biotech Class Material, must have NCSU unity account to access


Food Biotechnology – A communicator’s Guide to Improving Understanding

GMOs and Our Food, Harvard University

Grist – Panic-free GMOs series

How Gene Editing Will Change Agriculture

IFIC – Understanding and Communicating About Biotechnology: A CPE for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

The Impacts of Biotechnology: A Close Look at the Latest Study

Links to ISAAA Pockets of Knowledge, packaged information on crop biotechnology products

RNAi for Crop Improvement

Scientific Consensus and GMOs

Positions of Scientific Societies on GMOs

Talking Biotech