Responsible Innovation in Biotechnology: Stakeholder attitudes and implications for research policy | Elementa
Jennifer Kuzma, September 1, 2020 | This article explores attitudes of stakeholders involved in biotechnology towards the Responsible Innovation (RI) framework.
Office of Research and Innovation Honors Three with Award for Excellence
Matt Simpson, August 10, 2020 | Three Office of Research and Innovation employees won this year’s Award for Excellence — SHRA employee Patti Mulligan and EHRA employees Daniel Findley and Nicholas Leblanc.
Returning to Farming’s Roots in the Battle Against the ‘Billion-Dollar Beetle’ | Agricultural and Resource Economics
Rosemary Brandt, July 21, 2020 | Nicknamed the "billion-dollar beetle" for its enormous economic costs to growers in the United States each year, the western corn rootworm is one of the most devastating pests farmers face.
CALS News – Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience
Mollie Rappe, June 29, 2020 | Jason Delborne, a researcher with the Genetic Engineering and Society Center and the College of Natural Resources, will lead the efforts to assess public opinion and analyze the potential regulatory pathway for techniques to introduce beneficial plant fungi to crops.
Blog: We must do better…
Todd Kuiken, June 11, 2020 | The following reflection was part of a special GES colloquium held on June 5, 2020, discussing the new USDA regulations on GM crops. Which was held in the midst of national protests against police brutality. They are my personal reflections in support of #blacklivesmatter and the systemic racism and inequalities seen throughout our institutions.
Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun?
Jennifer Kuzma, June 3, 2020 | Release of GM mosquitoes in Florida is imminent. But a multidisciplinary team of scientists believe that more studies are needed first. They encourage a publicly accessible registry for GM organisms.
Effect of microplastics on ecosystem function: Microbial nitrogen removal mediated by benthic macroinvertebratesHuang, Y., Li, W., Gao, J., Wang, F., Yang, W., Han, L., Lin, D., Min, B., Zhi, Y., Grieger, K., Yao, J. Effect of microplastics on ecosystem function: Microbial nitrogen removal mediated by benthic macroinvertebrates. Science of the Total Environment, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142133.
|Microplastics, Nitrogen removal function, Denitrification, Anammox, Chironomids, Microorganisms|
|10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2020.109257 PDF||Machine learning, Natural resources management, Stakeholders, Decision-support tools, Decision-making, Process-based modeling|
|https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.446 Download PDF||Responsible innovation, Biotechnology, Governance, GMOs|
|doi: 10.1111/risa.13573||Protection motivation, Risk response, Risk tradeoffs, Secondary risk theory, Secondary risks|
|Food, Ethics, Values, Regulation, Governance|
|doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-815866-1.00017-0||Nanopackage, Nanotechnology, Experimental auction, Structural equation model, Information effect, Willingness-to-pay, Food|