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Study gives teeth to claims that the Nordic diet–which limits foods to what people in Denmark, Sweden and other northern European countries eat–can reduce the risk of stroke. But there are too many unknowns–genetic and otherwise–that could have shaped the results.
New techniques allow researchers to change the way crops behave and handle adverse conditions–without actually altering the plants’ underlying DNA.
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Primatologist has stirred controversy because of her vocal opposition to crop biotechnology, and more recently, CRISPR gene editing, and her promotion of what many scientists say is quack science.
"It’s so disappointing that they are so wrong on genetically modified organisms,” wrote Harvard microbiologist Kevin Bonham about UCS, reflecting the general concern among scientists that it simplistically criticizes conventional agriculture.
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