Citizen scientists and research startups have begun to play an important role in creating new data sets for biomedical researchers to learn from.
Evidence has been building in support of the belief that sexual attraction is hardwired, linked to evolution. But the case is far from closed, and, as with many issues related to genes and behavior, the story appears increasingly more complex.
We receive an equal amount of raw DNA from our fathers and mothers, but dad’s genetic trust fund comes with complicated issue to resolve.
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?
The globally popular Cavendish banana, now facing possible extinction from Panama disease, is a cautionary tale of the vulnerabilities of monoculture crops. Can biotechnology play a role in saving the global banana industry and other threatened conventional monocultural crops?
One side benefit of Bt corn is its ability to reduce mycotoxin contamination, which could provide health and economic benefits in both wealthier and less developed countries.
A new Southern California restaurant will only be serving foods approved by Vani Hari. The menu consists of zero items. Food Babe has said that “there is just no acceptable level of any chemical to ingest, ever.”
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.
Media coverage of genetic ‘breakthroughs’ creates hope for treatments that often never make it out of clinical trials. Complicated genetic diseases are inscrutable, and progress in finding cures is painfully slow.
Although the UK based NGO is scrambling to distance itself from its fear efforts in Uganda, GLP’s African contributing writer finds the nonprofit has been engaging in disinformation efforts on food technology for years, and show’s no signs of pulling back.