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The term "genetically modified organisms" (GMOs) describes food with genetic material that has been manipulated through genetic engineering. This process isolates desirable genes from certain species and inserts them into another, creating plants that may look like traditionally bred species...

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), have become synonymous with the chemical and biological alteration of the modern food supply since their introduction in the mid 1990s. GMOs promote desirable plant genetics, which results in savings for both farmers and consumers. Beyond...

Given the legal uncertainties and ongoing changes to policy and legislation surrounding ride-sharing, the future of this growing industry is uncertain. Recent litigation questioning the status of Uber drivers could have immense implication on the cop orate structure not only...

The response to ride-sharing has varied across states. The responses range from proposed nomenclature changes publicized on social media by the Associated Press Stylebook, to stronger oversight aimed at compelling compliance with state laws regarding inspections and other market regulations....

Regulation of the transportation industry has its origins in earliest days of the United States, when the states regulated transportation. At the time of the nation's declaration of independence, the country was sorely in need of roads. President George Washington...

With the rapid growth of companies like Lyft and Uber, ride-sharing services have been among the most controversial business models in recent history. App-based ride-sharing services have been both praised for their successful implementation and criticized for their uncertain position...

The Iran Hostage Crisis, which began on November 4, 1979, lasted for 444 days. It began just after the arrival of the Iranian Shah in America, and ended on the day of the inauguration of US President Ronald Reagan. 52...

The Islamic Republic of Iran, home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, has played a significant role in both the Middle Eastern and Western geopolitical landscapes. Originally occupied by tribal peoples and later falling under control of the...

After years of prevailing social, political and economic difficulties, the people of Iran deposed their king, elevated a clerical exile to the seat of power and ushered in a new era: this was the Iranian Revolution of 1979. The king,...

The modern state of Iran was established in 1925 when Reza Shah Pahlavi was crowned, marking the end of the Qajar Dynasty. Prior to this, Iran was part of the Persian Empire, which lasted from 550 BC until it became...