Deadly breakthrough? Scientists revive cousin of smallpox virus that killed 1 billion people

Deadly breakthrough? Scientists revive cousin of smallpox virus that killed 1 billion people

Scientists in Canada have used commercially available genetic material to piece together the extinct horsepox virus, a cousin of the ...
National Academies report draws criticism from anti-GMO groups

National Academies report draws criticism from anti-GMO groups

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The panel . ...
Gene editing's biggest challenge: Figuring out what makes us human

Gene editing’s biggest challenge: Figuring out what makes us human

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. People in pain write ...

Why people become skeptics of GMOs, vaccines and climate change

We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge—from the safety of fluoride and vaccines to the reality ...

Are genomically recoded organisms needed to keep GMOs on a leash?

Let’s talk about the latest news. Last week we reported on two papers in Nature describing breakthrough techniques in modifying ...