2014 Press Archive


Our 21 Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2014

December 18, 2014

We asked WNYC staffers to pick their single favorite podcast episode of the year, whether it came from inside our building or across an ocean.… more


Bill Nye Gets Invited to Attend Another GMO Debate

December 05, 2014

If you missed the recent Intelligence Squared debate on GMOs, it’s worth watching. Or if you prefer, read the transcript. Like Nathanael Johnson, I was… more


Monsanto For the Win!

December 05, 2014

On Wednesday night, Intelligence Squared U.S. held an enlightening debate on genetically modified foods on the Upper West Side of Manhattan (video here). As anyone… more


Finally, a GMO Debate Without Shouting

December 04, 2014

When I heard that Intelligence Squared U.S. — which stages high-profile, Oxford-style debates — was going to take on genetically modified foods, I sighed, deleted… more

Popular Science

In a Face-To-Face Gmo Debate, the "For" Side Wins

December 04, 2014

Last night, about 450 people packed into New York City's Kaufman Center to hear a genetics professor and Monsanto's chief technology officer debate against researchers… more


Pro-GMO debaters win over NYC crowd

December 04, 2014

The debate swirling around genetically modified foods was literally on display last night in New York City, in a terrifically enlightening and well-produced event held… more

WholeFoods Magazine

As GMOs Debated in New York, New Study Begins in London

December 04, 2014

On December 3 at the Kaufman Music Center in Manhattan, the motion concerned whether genetically modified organisms (GMOs) should have a place in agriculture. The… more


"Think Twice": GMO in the Spotlight

December 04, 2014

Last night, I participated in a debate on GMO as part of the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate series in New York City. My fellow panelists… more

Biology Fortified

Watch the Intelligence Squared GMO Debate

December 03, 2014

Tune in Wednesday, December 3rd for a debate on GMOs. Intelligence Squared is hosting a debate between four individuals from two opposing camps, addressing the… more

Huffington Post

Watch As Scientists Debate The Benefits And Drawbacks Of GMOs With A Monsanto Executive

December 03, 2014

Tune in live at 6:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 3 for a spirited debate on the risks and rewards of biotechnology and genetically-modified organisms,… more