The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our Annual Report.

gmo corn word x

GMO corn doesn’t harm gut microbiome of rats, study team associated with anti-biotech geneticist Gilles-Eric Séralini finds

Safety concerns arising from the consumption of foods derived from genetically modified (GM) crops remains a controversial subject. We report ...
Screen Shot at AM

Why popular image of autism as a male-dominated condition could hurt females

A commonly cited statistic is that boys have about a 1 in 52 chance of being placed on the autism ...
seahorses restricted exlarge

Nature’s Viagra? Seahorse’s future threatened by Chinese sex drug obsession

In Chinese medicine, seahorses are believed to have Viagra-like powers. Hong Kong is the world's largest trading hub for the ...
sciencesource ss custom dc de daa e d c e e f x

Mutations have turned our bodies into a mosaic of cellular variations

Your body has about 40 trillion cells, and they all arose from a single fertilized egg. But it turns out ...
same sex

Making eggs and sperm from stem cells would create ‘ethical, social and legal conundrums’

Until recently, the only way to make eggs or sperm was the old-fashioned way: in the ovaries and testes. In ...
cantor lab mice

‘Found in Translation’: Computer models could help us understand which mice studies matter for human medicine

Machine learning technology could help researchers determine what mouse data are useful when designing human clinical trials ...
sn vegetarianism

‘Evolution in action’: How ancient humans developed a mutation to protect against diabetes

An ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and ...
d x

Does our gut bacteria alter the effectiveness of drug treatments?

Prescribing the best medication may require going with a patient’s gut — or at least, the bacteria that live there ...
x parents and children

Electronic paternity tests and other bad ideas before the dawn of the DNA era

In the first decades of the 20th century, scientists around the world proposed a fantastic array of new methods to ...
de f e a b d e dcf c e vpc sotu abortion thumb

Viewpoint: Trump’s fetal-tissue research ban ‘ignores and defies the facts’

The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes ...
6-3-2019 image

Sperm counts are falling. Here are 5 ways to boost male fertility

The concentration of sperm in semen, also known as sperm count, has halved in the West since the 1970s. The ...
allergies istock photos

Why GMOs aren’t responsible for a spike in food allergies

What's behind the rise in food allergies? There are a lot of possible answers to this, but it's probably not ...
integrated circuit

Can processed food boost global nutrition, despite its unhealthy reputation?

There’s a lot of debate about the safety and value of food that’s been processed .... UMass Amherst food scientist ...
waiting room influencer wall

Boutique startups give fertility treatments a ‘luxury’ makeover

[There’s a] growing world of boutique egg-freezing operations Instagrammable enough for their majority-millennial clientele. Take Trellis, a “women’s fertility studio,” ...
usain bolt ap

Exploring the ‘solid rationale’ for separating elite male and female athletes in competition

When it comes to athletic competition, there is a stark difference between male and female performance ...
glyphosat tampons

Glyphosate-tainted tampons threaten public health? 4 pesticide safety agencies say no

Just like other feminine hygiene products, tampons consist mainly of cotton. As cotton is treated with plant protection products, pesticide ...
Caster Semenya

Olympian Caster Semenya cleared to compete as a woman without taking testosterone-reducing drugs

Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered the ...
gym header

‘Testes in overdrive’: Male efforts to improve attractiveness can damage ability to have children

Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary paradox where men damage their ability to have children during efforts to make themselves look ...
rtx n e

Golden Rice, Part 4: Cost-effective GMO crop can save lives and dramatically boost developing economies

Golden Rice is safe, and there is excellent human evidence that it will work ...
Nutritionally enhanced GMO crops could boost public health worldwide, so why have we developed so few?

Nutritionally enhanced GMO crops could boost public health worldwide, so why have we developed so few?

The potential for using genetic modification (GM) to enhance the nutritional composition of crops .... has been recognized since the ...
file ssguj

How the right diet could slow cancer growth through ‘metabolic therapy’

Doctors are starting to think more about specific nutrients that feed tumor cells. That is, how what we eat affects ...
gods sovereignty

Viewpoint: God, by definition, cannot be ‘all powerful’

The traditional definition of God credits him with three attributes: moral perfection, omniscience, and omnipotence. … But is that right? ...
a mother breastfeeding her baby

Will breastfeeding make your children smarter?

Most of the academic research on breastfeeding focuses on early-life outcomes—infections, for example, in the time period in which you ...
cbd oil for weight loss x feature

Marijuana compound CBD could help people fight opioid addiction

A new study out [May 21] is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might ...
Screen Shot at AM

Mad genius and genes: Are highly creative people more likely to suffer mental illness?

The idea of the "creative madman" (or woman) has persisted throughout history with Vincent Van Gogh as Exhibit A. Science ...
5-16-2019 two coffees

Will two daily cups of coffee help you live longer? This study says so.

There have been studies saying coffee drinking increases longevity and general health and also studies to the contrary. Now, the ...