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Episodes produced for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project.
The GLP features numerous podcasts from around the web, providing a wealth of biotechnology information. We also host three podcasts:
• Science Facts & Fallacies with Cameron English and Kevin Folta
• Genetics Unzipped – the Genetics Society podcast with Kat Arney
• Talking Biotech with Kevin Folta
food waste

Podcast: Fungi destroy $60 billion worth of food each year. Are natural biopesticides the answer?

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Food waste plagues both farmers and consumers. Americans throw out much of what we buy at the grocery store—roughly 133 ...
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Podcast: Cancer-causing baby powder? USDA cuts GMO rules; plant-based meat less healthy than you think

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
In an effort to keep up with rapidly evolving technology, the USDA has revamped its biotech crop rules, sparking a ...
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Podcast: Ban ‘factory farming’? GMO mosquitoes coming this summer; anti-biotech groups aren’t ‘grassroots’

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
As clinical trials begin of several candidate coronavirus vaccines, a former FDA scientist says the agency could speed up its ...
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Podcast: Tracing humanity’s roots: uncovering history and genetic diversity in Africa

We explore the genetic diversity in the birthplace of humanity and discover the cultural and historical stories written in the ...
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Podcast: COVID-19 a global communist plot? Glyphosate didn’t cause the pandemic. Time to embrace agricultural biotechnology.

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
While public health officials and policymakers struggle to contain the novel SARS-COV-2 coronavirus, anti-vaccine activists claim the pandemic was orchestrated ...
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Podcast: ‘Food bullying’ fear of GMO insulin parallels skepticism of biotech crops

 |  Cause Matters
Our guest, Heather Barnes, tells parents, “You are doing great.” Having a child with different dietary needs opens the door ...
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Podcast: Twisted history—The true story of how the DNA double helix was discovered

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
There's more to the story of the double helix than Watson and Crick. We unwind history to uncover some of ...
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Podcast: Norman Borlaug a hero? Spread coronavirus for herd immunity? CRISPR v. agroecology

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Norman Borlaug's Green Revolution saved an estimated billion people from starvation, but critics contend his work brought severe environmental and ...
cattle

Podcast: How domestication turned cattle into a key source of increasingly sustainable food

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Cattle provide meat, milk and hide products to people all over the world, and are used as work animals for ...

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