NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a review article appearing online last night in Agriculture & Food Security, former advisor to the US Secretary of State Nina Fedoroff warned that a failure to accept, adopt, and continue developing new agricultural technologies — particularly genetically modified (GM) crops — will leave us ill-equipped to deal with a quickly-expanding human population.

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