App store for your DNA could make personal genomics mainstream

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The CEO of the ...

Could 3-D printing technology transform drug industry?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Over the past decade, ...

Gut microbes may be to blame for autoimmune eye disease

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Gut bacteria may provide ...

Societal challenges in the coming age of gene editing

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Because it is so ...

In ‘NeuroTribes’, full autism spectrum considered in historical terms

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Within two generations, the ...

Did pharmaceutical company exploit feminism to get ‘female Viagra’ government approval?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Addyi, a drug that ...
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Robot exoskeletons: Medical applications far ahead of military use

Otherwise non-ambulatory people are learning to use robot exoskeletons to get up from their wheelchairs. Military applications portrayed in science ...
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FDA approves ‘Viagra for women’ amid questions over safety, efficacy of drug

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The Food and Drug ...
Environmental activists claim "misguided war" on invasive plants is big business for Monsanto, glyphosate

Environmental activists claim “misguided war” on invasive plants is big business for Monsanto, glyphosate

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Nowadays, the notion that ...
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Promising future of delayed fertility? Don’t count your (frozen) chickens

Affluent women or those willing to take on sizable debt and want to delay having babies can freeze their eggs ...
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Slate guts scare-mongering doc ‘That Sugar Film’ featured uncritically by NY Times

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  One of the most ...
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‘NeuroTribes’ explores autism’s history, tumultuous beginnings

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Autism, as the science ...
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Fertility clinics give human embryos over to research too, so where’s the outrage?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Recently, my husband and ...

New genetic risk factors for blood cancer identified as powerful diagnostic tool

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Testing for genetic risk ...

Full genome sequencing can reveal secrets in your genes, but do you want to know?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Genetics has advanced to ...
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Sequencing your brew: Beer DNA

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GMOs changed how pesticides used, cutting overall usage but raising health questions

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. GMOs have been changing ...
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Paleo diet update: Carbs in tubers key to humans’ evolutionary boon

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists have long recognized ...

Vision gene therapy helps blind mice see again

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  When the owl swooped, ...

Do we have an intrinsic, evolutionary disgust of cockroaches?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Cockroaches have been smeared ...

Social, economic inequality plays significant role in determining health outcome

Last year, The Detroit News covered a disturbing story of health inequity. For children, Detroit is the deadliest city in ...
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Should genetic counselors dissuade termination of pregnancies with Down syndrome risk?

Several people have sent me a perspective piece by bioethicist Art Caplan in PLOS Biology, “Chloe’s Law: A Powerful Legislative Movement ...

Breast cancer genetic tests, beyond BRCA, can help personalize treatment plan

When the results of a test wouldn’t change how doctors manage a patient’s care, most say it’s not worth doing ...
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New Exploitation documentary tackles dangers, unknowns of egg donation procedures

Eggsploitation: Maggie’s Story is the fourth in a series of original documentaries about assisted reproduction directed by Jennifer Lahl, president and ...
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Can Golden Rice, other nutritionally enhanced crops, fulfill promise to reduce malnutrition?

Despite public health and humanitarian efforts, it is estimated that at least 3.1 million children die each year and 161 ...

Media gets it wrong: There are no GMO peanuts

OLé peanut, a new Spanish peanut variety released earlier this year by the USDA Agricultural Research Service and the Oklahoma ...

Organs from transgenic pigs could address transplant organ shortage

Researchers have been shattering organ survival records in xenotransplantation, or between-species organ transplants. The researchers have kept a pig heart alive ...
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