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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
Witch Hunt for Alternative Practitioners

Podcast: GMO ‘terminator’ seeds debunked; ‘Alternative medicine’ harms women; Cancer-fighting CRISPR beer?

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Anti-GMO advocates have for years warned about the dangers of genetically modified, sterile "terminator" seeds. But there's a problem: these ...
Podcast: When science and politics collide: How JBS Haldane's radical views clouded his scientific mind

Podcast: When science and politics collide: How JBS Haldane’s radical views clouded his scientific mind

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Dr Kat Arney explores the life and complex legacy of JBS Haldane, whose work, writing and dominant personality made him ...
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Podcast: ‘Greedy’ factory farms? Milk without cows; Vaccine for melanoma

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Farms are larger today than ever before, but it's not because they're "greedy factory farms." Milk of the future might ...
Podcast: COVID vaccine fears mirror GMO skepticism; coronavirus and pregnancy; GM crops in organic farming

Podcast: COVID vaccine fears mirror GMO skepticism; coronavirus and pregnancy; GM crops in organic farming

The growing opposition to coronavirus vaccines bears striking resemblance to anti-GMO fears that have circulated online for more than 20 ...
Podcast: Brushing your teeth keeps you young? Ageing research uncovers new clues in the quest to live a longer, healthier life

Podcast: Brushing your teeth keeps you young? Ageing research uncovers new clues in the quest to live a longer, healthier life

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the biological changes that underpin ageing, and how we can use this knowledge ...
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Podcast: FDA’s double standard? Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam examines why agency defends GE crops but overregulates GE animals

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
After more than 30 years of development and regulatory review, AquaBounty's fast-growing, GM salmon is poised to hit US grocery ...
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Podcast: Glyphosate boosts cancer risk 41%? How a questionable claim from a flawed study went viral

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
As a rule, scientific research is relegated to obscure technical journals and goes unnoticed by most people. Every few months, ...
Podcast: How do mRNA vaccines work and why were they developed so fast?

Podcast: How do mRNA vaccines work and why were they developed so fast?

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the discovery of messenger RNA (mRNA) and finds out how mRNA vaccines ...
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Podcast: GMOs = colonialism? CRISPR-edited eggs; sustainable shoes made from fungi

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Distribution of genetically engineered crops to developing countries proves that "colonialism in science is still alive and well," alleges one ...

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