OLogy: The Quest for the Perfect Tomato
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Find out how scientists are using genetics to change the food you eat.

Science Vs: GMO... OMG?
Science Vs

Science Vs peels back the label on GM foods to find out whether they’re safe to eat and what impact they can have on the environment.

Flash Forward: The Carbon Gene
Flash Forward

When it comes to climate change, there are a lot of researchers already thinking about how to equip crops and food animals with genes to help them withstand heat and parched conditions.

Science Rules! OMG, GMOs!
Science Rules!

Former CTO of Monsanto Dr. Robb Fraley who helped develop the very first genetically modified seeds joins us to discuss the science behind GMOs and he answers questions from listeners, including one from Emma who asks, “Do GMOs have the ability to alter the DNA of the organisms that consume them?”.

Short Wave: Too Much Of A Good Thing - The Cautionary Tale of Biotech Crops
Short Wave (NPR)

NPR food and agriculture correspondent Dan Charles explains the rise and potential fall of Bt crops, and what happens when farmers use too much of a good thing.

Short Wave: Gene-Altered Squid Could Be The Next Lab Rats
Short Wave (NPR)

Until recently, cephalopod research has been hindered by the fact that there’s been no way to manipulate squid or octopus genes.

Short Wave: What Happened To The American Chestnut Tree?
Short Wave (NPR)

Pod reporter Emily Kwong tells us how scientists are trying to resurrect the American chestnut tree — and recent controversy over a plan to plant genetically modified chestnuts in the wild.