On a one-year space mission, astronaut Scott Kelly will be the subject of medical and genetic experiments while his identical twin brother, Mark, will be monitored on Earth for comparison.
More than half of men over age 60 have experienced the issue at some time, so if it does happen which would you rather take –the blue pill, or perhaps blue light?
Companies are soon to release at-home telomere testing for consumers who want to track their cellular age. But the science of telomeres is far too new for these tests to be useful.
Discovery of Martian life could provide us unprecedented insight into life’s origins, and maybe help us understand how we can alter human, plant and animal blueprints.
Vaccines, glyphosate herbicide, chemtrails and even circumcision have been blamed for the increase in autism cases over the years. But the hard evidence for these causes is scant at most. It now appears that ASD and autistic features are the product of malfunctioning genes.
The WHO reclassification of glyphosate, paired with herbicide resistant GM crops, has led to a swirl of new claims that the herbicide poses serious dangers to consumers. Is their cause for concern?
Owen Paterson’s recent speech on the green lobby’s role in blocking GMOs in Africa stirred some strong responses from both sides of the aisle.
Big Data is the ‘next new thing’ in agriculture. It’s captured the imagination of investors and has resulted in dramatic yield increases. But it has consequences, including accelerating a trend towards larger farms.
There’s been a lot of talk about the alleged dangers “toxic wheat” circulating the Internet, and even a lot of denial from farmers on social media about the use of glyphosate for pre-harvesting wheat. What’s the real story?
Glyphosate is back in the crosshairs of after a global health advisory group review conclude the common herbicide may cause cancer–a finding in direct contradiction of hundreds of independent studies and reviews.
As modern medical testing continues to improve, doctors are increasingly discovering “incidental findings,” an innocent-sounding term for inadvertent but frequently unsettling discoveries made while looking for something else.
The appeal of the high profile Marsh-Baxter ruling underway this week in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the debate over whether farmers growing GM and non-GM crops can co-exist is on sharp display.