Genetic Literacy Project’s Top 6 Stories for the Week – Jan. 29, 2018


  1. Plagued by pest, African farmers may soon have access to insect-resistant GMO cowpeas—for freePaul McDivitt

  2. Genetic engineering, CRISPR and food: What the ‘revolution’ will bring in the near futureSteven Cerier

  3. Battling depression with pharmacogenetics: Genetic screening could eliminate trial-and-error approach to medications | Ricki Lewis

  4. Viewpoint: Here’s how activists manipulate cell phone cancer risk statistics to fool regulatorsGeoffrey Kabat

  5. Human muscles from stem cells: Advance could aid research into muscular dystrophy, other diseases | Ricki Lewis

  6. Viewpoint: 6 ways IARC Director Christopher Wild lied to Congress about cancer agency’s glyphosate debacleDavid Zaruk

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