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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: Farm Aid concert meant to support US agriculture spreads GMO, ‘factory farming’ myths

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
In recent years, Farm Aid's laudable effort to support US agriculture has morphed into a promotional event for organic food ...

Podcast: The ‘what, how and why’ of GMOs, a crash course on genetic engineering

 |  Extension Calling
Agricultural scientists Karen Cox of West Virginia University and Dan Lima of Ohio State University offer a crash course on ...

Podcast: Obesity, cancer and gut bacteria—how the microbiome impacts your health

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Get your hands dirty by delving into the microbiome - the trillions of bacteria that live inside our guts ...
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Podcast: Synthetic fertilizer pollution threatens our ecosystems. Are nitrogen-fixing microbes the answer?

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Farmers need nitrogen fertilizer to maximize crop yields. Without it, our food supply would be nowhere near as abundant as ...

Podcast: Orthorexia—The ‘clean eating’ disorder scientists are just beginning to study

 |  NPR
Whether it's gluten-free, dairy-free, raw food, or all-organic, many people these days are committed to so-called "clean eating" — the ...

Podcast: How technology keeps cancer-causing mycotoxins out of our food

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Here's a question for you: what if there were dangerous toxins that could make their way into your food, but ...

Podcast: How ‘activist science’ behind IARC’s glyphosate assessment fuels unjustified cancer lawsuits

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published a monograph concluding that glyphosate, the active ingredient in ...
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Podcast: Farming without chemicals: Pesticide-carrying bees poised to revolutionize agriculture?

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
While the GMO controversy rages, a handful of companies are taking another innovative approach to crop protection ...

Podcast: Where did GMOs come from? The fascinating history of genetic engineering

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Forget the headlines about ‘Frankenfoods’ - there's a much richer and more nuanced story to be told about the history ...

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