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Infographic: USDA bioengineered food label makes grocery store debut on GMO Impossible Burger

Impossible Foods has enthusiastically defended its use of genetic engineering to produce meat substitutes ...
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Infographic: Eliminating synthetic fertilizer won’t solve agriculture’s nitrogen pollution problem

The proposed solution is worse than the problem it hopes to solve ...
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Infographic: How an asteroid killed the dinosaurs

The Cenozoic is the name geologists give to the era spanning the last 66 million years, and it started with the mass ...
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Infographic: USDA data reveal dramatic growth of GMO crop adoption in US since 1996

Herbicide-tolerant (HT) crops, which tolerate potent herbicides (such as glyphosate, glufosinate, and dicamba), provide farmers with a broad variety of ...
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Infographic: Meet Asgard archaea, a simple cell that just might look like one of our oldest relatives

The cells of all animals, plants, and fungi have an impressive complexity, with a variety of compartments specialized in various ...
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Infographic: GMO crops ‘wreck’ the environment, human health? Latest evidence says otherwise

"GMOs are not saving farmers money, they're not producing higher yields, and perhaps most significantly they're wrecking the environment and ...
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Infographic: Building personalized cancer vaccines

To create an individualized cancer vaccine, researchers must identify cancer-specific peptides called neoantigens, then use a cell-, protein-, or nucleic ...
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Infographic: How CRISPR gene editing works

Here's a quick look at the mechanics of CRISPR, courtesy of Euroseeds, a trade association for European seed producers. The ...
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Interactive Infographic: Human body of the future with artificial organs, bionic eyes, lab-printed bones and more

Technology has changed the game for medical professionals across the past few decades. It’s hard to imagine where we’d be ...
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Infographic: World cancer deaths have been declining steadily since the early 1990s

Read full, original post: Total deaths from cancer per 100,000 people, 1990-2016 ...
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Infographic: These supercomputers mimic human brains to boost computing power

Neuromorphic hardware takes a page from the architecture of animal nervous systems, relaying signals via spiking that is akin to ...
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Infographic: Global cancer death rates declining or holding steady

The overall global trends on cancer mortality ... tells a story which at first glance can seem conflicting. The total ...
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Infographic: US cancer death rates have been dropping steadily after many peaked in the early 1990s

The chart provides longer-run trends in cancer death rates, from 1930 in the United States... . Overall, particularly in lung ...
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Infographic: Number of people with cancer has more than doubled since 1990

How many people in the world have cancer? Globally, it's estimated that 42 million people across the world suffered from ...
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Infographic: 5-year US cancer survival rates are on the rise

Despite increasing global cancer deaths, cancer death rates across many types have been falling. This is partly attributed to earlier ...
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Viewpoint: Politico veers again into pseudoscience and politics with another misleading glyphosate infographic

Once again, a website known for its political coverage proves itself unable to report on science-related issues ...
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Infographic: Global regulatory and health research agencies on whether glyphosate causes cancer

A jury decision, while significant, is not a substitute for scientific research ...
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Infographic: Are genetically engineered crops less safe than classically-bred food?

Crops and foods today are not what they used to look like. Farmers and plant breeders have been modifying plant ...
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Deep dive into the science and history of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based weed killer

The science behind the product, the fight over glyphosate, and the research behind the formulations ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 6: Pesticide residues ― Something to worry about?

Just like anything that goes into your body, it’s the dose (the amount) that matters ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 5: Soil health―When synthetic pesticides are more sustainable than ‘natural’ organics

Most consumers believe organic farming avoids pesticides and prioritizes the health of the environment more than conventional farming. However, this is ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 4: How do organic pesticides compare to synthetic pesticides?

Many consumers choose to buy higher-priced organic produce because they believe organic foods are not grown using pesticides and therefore ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 3: How dangerous is glyphosate?

Although pesticide toxicity and biodegradability has decreased overall, many consumers are still worried about pesticides. They are especially concerned with ...
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Infographic: How do urban environments drive genetic change?

Air pollution may favor the adaptation of organisms to become more stress-resistant than their rural counterparts. There is some evidence ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 2: Have pesticides improved?

it is important to balance risks with the benefits that pesticides provide ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 1: Has pesticide use decreased?

What is the truth about crop pesticides and their residues in food in 2018? ...
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Humans mated with the mysterious Denisovans more than once, as well as with Neanderthals

We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic...But to mock Neanderthals is to mock ourselves: Homo sapiens had lots of sex with Homo neanderthalensis. Neanderthal genes supply ...
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Infographic: Gene editing and CRISPR in action

Much of the excitement around gene editing is fueled by its potential to treat or prevent human diseases. There are ...