Issue Date: Oct 31, 2012
Three weeks ago, a university institute in Normandy, France, sparked fury, outrage and an astonishingly vicious battle between scientists across the world by publishing results of a two-year animal feeding study. The study involved one of the best known varieties of genetically modified (GM) maize and the most widely used glyphosate-based herbicide. The study was published by a team of scientists led by the highly regarded Gilles-Eric Seralini who heads the Institute of Biology at the University of Caen in France.
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Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general