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The Truth about Genetically Modified Food

Proponents of genetically modified crops say the technology is the only way to feed a warming, increasingly populous world. Critics say we tamper with nature at our peril. Who is right?

By David H. Freedman

Is This the Next Green Revolution?

To avert a future famine, scientists are manipulating the complex conversation that plants have with microbes, pests and other elements of the phytobiome

By Marla Broadfoot

Should Science Speak to Faith?

Two prominent defenders of science exchange their views on how scientists ought to approach religion and its followers

By Lawrence M. Krauss and Richard Dawkins

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December 2017

Confronting Common Wisdom