Genetic Literacy Project’s Top 6 Stories for the Week – August 14, 2017


  1. Ideological hypocrisy? Environmentalists once supported land-based aquaculture—until it included genetically modified fish | Andrew Porterfield
  2. Have the BRCA mutation? Debating a precautionary mastectomy? Your genes may provide a guideJennifer Cable
  3. Ecomodernist podcast: Food Evolution film about ‘confirmation bias’ in foodie and anti-GMO communityJon Entine & Kevin Folta & Alison Van Eenennaam & Rick Maltese
  4. Our brains as hard drives — could we delete, modify or add memories and skills?David Warmflash
  5. Epigenetics Around the Web: Should farmers use vinegar, instead of genetically engineered solutions, to protect crops from drought? | Nicholas Staropoli
  6. Pioneering gene therapy restores vision to people with rare retinal blindnessRicki Lewis & Kathrine High

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