Genetic Engineering

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    SPIKE TV's Frankenfood Casting Call Comes To Houston: Cook Up Something Weird and Win

    Do you love to cook strange dishes with uncommon ingredients? Or do you love to think out of the box when creating new recipes? Well, SPIKE TV's new show Frankenfood is for you, and on Sunday, December 15, the network is holding an open casting call in Houston. Everyone from chefs to average Joes a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Attack of the Frankenfish!

    It's not available yet, but once the FDA finalizes its assessment of AquAdvantage salmon, the genetically engineered fish may find its way to your grocery store fish counter. And you may have no idea that the fish you're eating has been modified with growth hormone regulating genes. These genes al ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 25, 2013

    The Monsanto Menace

    The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply.

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    "Frankenfood" and "Locavore" Among New Words Added to the Oxford Dictionary Online

    The Oxford Dictionaries Online adds, in its own words, "dozens of new words" to its online dictionary every three months. And when it's not busy adding words that reflect the ever-evolving English language and our social climate, it's monitoring the Internet, movies, books and TV for new words to a ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2011
  • Calendar

    December 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Brewtiful: Is there anyone more poised to explain and argue passionately agains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Rice Biology Students: Making Beer Better

    Winos have been enjoying the “but it’s good for me” excuse for too long. Some Rice University students are slicing and dicing genes so that now beer drinkers can enjoy some health benefits, too. International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) is the world's largest synthetic biology comp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 4, 2007

    The Future of Food

    If you are what you eat, then you might be a genetic freak

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Miller's Crossing

    Frozen, cloned or retooled, Miller Quarles plans to live forever. But time is running out.