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‘Ronan’s Escape’ – Short Film on Bullying [HD]

A.J. Carter SmoothMotionMedia Winner of 9 international film awards, this stunning short film set in the rural wheat belt of Western Australia, provides a candid insight into the life of Ronan (David Lazarus), a 14 yr old boy who’s been … Continue reading

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4,000 people back campaign to protect GM wheat trial

Alistair Driver Farmers Guardian AROUND 4,000 people, including high profile celebrities, MPs, farmers and scientists, have signed a petition urging protestors not to destroy a genetically modified (GM) wheat trial. The petition, run by Sense About Science, represents the next … Continue reading

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First Genetically Modified Wheat To Be Introduced Into Commercial Market

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease Under the guise and typical argument for creating most genetically modified (GM) foods, a trial of GM wheat claimed to repel green flies and blackflies has begun, in the hopes for the industry that it will … Continue reading

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Anti-insect wheat trials launched

David Shukman BBC News The first experiments with plants genetically modified to repel aphids are under way in the UK. Wheat has been engineered with a gene from a peppermint plant so that it emits a particular pheromone. The smell … Continue reading

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Johann Hari: How Goldman gambled on starvation

Johann Hari Independent By now, you probably think your opinion of Goldman Sachs and its swarm of Wall Street allies has rock-bottomed at raw loathing. You’re wrong. There’s more. It turns out that the most destructive of all their recent … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease: Unhealthy or Healthy Response To Wheat?

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Celiac disease (CD) is increasingly being recognized as a global problem, due in large part to the role that molecular science has played in revealing that the genetic locus of susceptibility for the disease on chromosome 6, … Continue reading

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New Guide to Who Really Shouldn’t Eat Gluten

Source: Wall Street Journal You’ve got abdominal pains, bloating, fatigue and foggy thinking. You feel worse after eating wheat or other foods with gluten, and better when you avoid them. Is it a wheat allergy, celiac disease or the power … Continue reading

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Some Wash. wheat farmers back labels for GM foods

Source: Miami Herald Some Washington state wheat farmers have thrown their support behind legislation requiring labeling of genetically modified foods, giving food safety advocates fresh hope that lawmakers also will get behind the bill. They haven’t been receptive to the … Continue reading

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GM wheat trial begins amid secrecy

Ben Cubby SMH AUSTRALIA’S first trial of genetically modified wheat and barley has begun near Narrabri in NSW, with the ultimate goal of producing more nutritious bread. But details of how exactly the genes were altered remain secret. The CSIRO, … Continue reading

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