28.2 C
Lagos
Sunday, June 4, 2023

Tag:Genetic engineering

Chinese scientists discover key genes for lodging resistance in maize

Chinese researchers have recently discovered key genes in maize to improve its root lodging resistance, offering new hope for increasing planting density and crop...

Nigeria records success in genetic improvement of livestock for milk – NABDA

The Director General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, said Nigeria recorded success through the genetic improvement of livestock for milk...

GMOs: Debunking falsehood through public sensitisation

Stakeholders in the biosafety and biotechnology industry have advocated for more civic education on the concept of genetic engineering (GM) to boost food production,...

Researchers explore genetic basis of health, disease distribution

A team of researchers at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) in Nigeria has discovered over three million variations of gene types providing...

Experts highlight genetic engineering threats to food systems

A group of experts who spoke at a recent gathering has expressed reservations over the dangers posed by the genetic engineering to food safety. At...

GMOs: Why Nigeria ventured into genetic engineering

Ayuba David, a public servant based in Abuja, in this piece, makes a case for the prevalence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria,...

Shedding some light on genetic modification

Many may be wondering what informed the title of this piece particularly the term “genetic modification” or more appropriately “genetic engineering”. The choice is...

GMOs and unhealthy fixation, by Saletan

The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud, writes William Saletan in a recent edition of Slate (www.slate.com). Saletan,...

Latest news

Group admonishes school children on proper waste management

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for 21st Century Issues, has emphasised the need to engage age grade children on...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Experts urge cross-sectoral ways to mobilise domestic resources for reproductive health in Eastern Africa

Integrating population, health and environment policies and programmes can offer solutions for African governments who urgently need to invest...

World Environment Day: UN roadmap outlines solutions to cut global plastic pollution

Plastic pollution could reduce by 80 per cent by 2040 if countries and companies make deep policy and market...

Must read

Group admonishes school children on proper waste management

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for 21st Century Issues,...

Experts urge cross-sectoral ways to mobilise domestic resources for reproductive health in Eastern Africa

Integrating population, health and environment policies and programmes can...