Category: The Big Picture

Movie and Q&A: Food Evolution

From Cinemapolis: FOOD EVOLUTION Wednesday, October 25th at 7 pm BUY TICKETS featuring Q & A w/ scientists from Boyce Thompson Institute & Cornell University co-presented by BTI and the Cornell Alliance for Science From Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, Food Evolution Movie is set […]

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Cornell receives $4.8 million to genetically engineer eggplant for Bangladesh, Philippines

From the Cornell Chronicle: To strengthen capacity to develop and disseminate genetically engineered eggplant in Bangladesh and the Philippines, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Cornell a $4.8 million, three-year cooperative grant. The award supports USAID’s work under Feed the Future, the U.S. government’s global initiative to fight hunger and improve food […]

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Library discussion: Feeding the World from Kansas to the Kalahari

Announcement from Dryden’s Southworth Library: The last session of of the “Bringing It to the Table: Feeding the World from Kansas to the Kalahari” will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 21 at the Southworth Library, 24 West Main Street, Dryden. This final session will examine the pros and cons of GMOs and […]

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Book talk: Altered Genes, Twisted Truth

Announcement from BioScience Resource Project: On Wednesday, September 30th from 7-9pm, the Bioscience Resource Project is hosting an event featuring lawyer Steven Druker from the Alliance for Bio-Integrity. Steven Druker will introduce and answer questions about his new book Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted […]