biosafety - updates

Rappler's latest stories on biosafety


Deadly bacteria released from US high-security lab

Mar 02, 2015 - 10:16 AM

The extent of the contamination remains unknown after the safety breach at the Tulane National Primate Research Center

Magnification of colonies of Burkholderia pseudomallei, September 2008. Image courtesy Gavin Koh/Wikimedia Commons

The long, slow march of 'biofortified' genetically modified food

Jul 09, 2014 - 10:29 AM

Research into biofortified food has looked at boosting levels of important micronutrients in rice banana cassava and corn but progress has also been slow

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY? Golden Rice, currently undergoing field trials in the Philippines, is supposed to be the world's answer to Vitamin A deficiency. Photo from International Rice Research Institute