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The GLP features numerous podcasts from around the web, providing a wealth of biotechnology information. We also host three podcasts:
• Biotech Facts & Fallacies with Cameron English and Steve Savage
• Genetics Unzipped – the Genetics Society podcast with Kat Arney
• Talking Biotech with Kevin Folta
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Podcast: ‘God, what a mess!’—the accidental discovery of genetic fingerprinting

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
At 9.05am on the morning of 10th September 1984, geneticist Alec Jeffreys developed an X-ray film that would change the ...
flu vaccine

Podcast: Coronavirus isn’t just a bad flu; COVID-19 vaccine may be delayed; and have we cured HIV?

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
The novel coronavirus is not just "the flu," contrary to what you may have read on social media. There may ...
eyes

Podcast: Fighting blindness with CRISPR. Ophthalmologist in groundbreaking study explains how gene editing could treat a once-incurable disease

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Congenital eye disorders can rob children of their eyesight at a young age and severely diminish their quality of life ...
bacteria

Podcast: Fighting drug-resistant bacteria; consumers embrace CRISPR-edited food; bomb-detecting plants; and life-saving biosimilar medicines

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Our inability to rapidly detect the novel coronavirus has made it difficult to properly combat COVID-19 ...
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Podcast: Can you inherit more than half your genes from one parent? Debunking genomic myths and misconceptions

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Is there such a thing as a perfect genome? Kat Arney explores the myths and misconceptions about genetics, genomics and ...
coronavirus

Podcast: Coronavirus—what it is, how it spreads and the surprising ways it might be treated

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus first detected in China in January, is emerging as a significant threat, with just under 128,000 ...
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Podcast: Treating blindness with CRISPR; customized cancer drugs; Beyond Meat v. critics; saving bananas from extinction

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
As genetic engineering reshapes intimate aspects of our lives, is the public on board? ...
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Podcast: Bird poop, pus, and the Manhattan project—the surprising origins of the genetic alphabet

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Kat Arney explores the origins of the genetic alphabet: A, C, T and G - the four 'letters' that spell ...
omega

Podcast: How oil from GMO plants could help prevent heart disease, preserve our oceans and cut fossil fuel use

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Omega-3 fatty acids are critical to human health. Among their many benefits, these oils can help preserve eye and brain ...

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