Tag Archives: GM

Bumper harvest for GM purple tomatoes

Bumper harvest for GM purple tomatoes

GM purple tomatoes developed by John Innes Centre scientists in the UK are being harvested in Ontario, Canada, for future research and to attract interest from private investors. The 5000 square-foot glasshouse will yield enough tomatoes to produce 2000 litres of purple tomato juice. It will be used to generate new research and industry collaborations [...]

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Science & Art in Box

Science & Art in Box

GCSE art students from Hethersett High School and scientists from the John Innes Centre were asked to consider the question “How will GM (Genetic Modification) influence the future of our planet?” Their visual responses are contained in a series of boxes that will be on display at JIC following a successful viewing at the Hethersett [...]

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Leading plant researchers call for science-based GM regulation

At the end of this month, the world’s population will reach 7 billion; 1 billion are hungry, and 1 billion more are malnourished (http://tinyurl.com/3ngkyrt). In the next decades, there will be more humans. Limited land and water, costly energy for fertilizer, and climate change will ensure that more of them are hungry. Politics, economics and lack [...]

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