Tag: GMO

Heredity, Genealogy, and Popular Knowledge: An Interview with Carl Zimmer

davidgerstle , August 7th, 2018


For three decades, Carl Zimmer has researched and written on both professional and popular understandings of science and technology for readers of Discover and The New York Times,…


→Platypus

Some Pig

foodanthro , July 26th, 2017


David Beriss What is it we fear most in our food supply in the post-industrial West? Food shortages? Industrialized food? Genetic manipulation? Ecological disaster? Globalized food systems? The…


→FoodAnthropology

Genetically-Engineered Crops and Sustainability: Controversies and Commentaries for 2016 (Part 2)

foodanthro , January 29th, 2016


Ellen Messer Tufts University (Part 1 of this 2 part series is here.) As a possible antidote or balance for someone seeking ways ag-biotech might contribute to sustainable…


→FoodAnthropology

Genetically-Engineered Crops and Sustainability: Controversies and Commentaries for 2016 (Part 1)

foodanthro , January 27th, 2016


Ellen Messer Tufts University Krimsky, Sheldon and Jeremy Gruber, eds. 2014.┬áThe GMO Deception: What You Need to Know About the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families…


→FoodAnthropology