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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:
• 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: The phrase ‘Who’s Your (Grand) Daddy’ has shocking relevance to Jack Nunn, as the Australian geneticist learns of his surprising link to Britain’s most notorious ‘sperminator’

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Consumer genetic tests are becoming widespread - but what happens when an innocent investigation reveals dark family secrets? ...
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Podcast: Why some of the most iconic images and stories depicting evolution are wrong

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Kat Arney tackles the myths and misconceptions around two of the most iconic images in evolutionary biology: the 'March of ...
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Podcast: Recovering memories through song: Could this be a ‘standard of care’ for dementia patients?

 |  NPR
PATTI NEIGHMOND, BYLINE: The connection between music and memory was a life-changing experience for Nancy Gustafson, a retired opera singer ...
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Podcast: Agricultural economist Stuart Smyth explains the risks and benefits of GMOs and the future of crop biotechnology

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Few academics eagerly engage the public on controversial scientific topics, content to quietly focus on their research. Agricultural economist and ...
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Podcast: Latest discoveries in genetics, archaeology reveal early history of the British people

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
What's the real story behind the romantic myths about the Celts? And what can modern genetic and anthropological techniques tell ...
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Podcast: How precision, customized medicine is reshaping health care

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
For all the life-saving pharmaceuticals, surgeries and devices it provides, modern medicine is still rather imprecise. Chemotherapy drugs, for instance, ...
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Podcast: Vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit explains the ‘dos and dont’s’ of battling scientific misinformation

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Paul Offit has forged a second career as an influential spokesman for scientific thinking ...
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Podcast: How nitrogen-fixing bacteria can cut fertilizer use 30-50%

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
In the early 20th century, Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch revolutionized agriculture. The two German chemists developed a technique, now ...
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Podcast: Sneaky sheep, substandard stallions and sperm wars

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, and news from the front lines of the sperm wars ...

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