As all of us are trying to get things together for Tuesday's presentation, I was happy to see the cover story for a magazine we subscribe. The cover page said
European resistance to genetically modified crops took a violent turn in recent years, forcing many researchers to abandon their work. Over at Harvard, meanwhile, bioengineering is alive and well, with researchers looking to the natural world for inspiration to create new materials and drugs. Also in this
issue, why living like a caveman isn't all it's cut out to be, the benefits of a rare form of dwarfism in Ecuador, and a maverick artist's take on science.
Even though my study is focused on the seed war in India, I feel good as a scholar that maybe discovering the various frictions within the different scales involved in activism, I am contributing to some extent towards generating hope for a better tomorrow.


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