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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
locust swarms

Podcast: How to build a coronavirus; alcohol doesn’t shrink your brain; and locusts threaten famine in East Africa

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Kevin Folta and Cameron English break down four of the latest headlines from the world of genetics and biotech ...
anti crispr comic

Podcast: How ‘anti-CRISPR’ viral proteins can fine-tune gene editing in medicine and agriculture

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Researchers hope to exploit this viral countermeasure to regulate gene editing and minimize unintended mutations during the editing process ...
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Podcast: ‘How to argue with a racist’—geneticist Adam Rutherford challenges what he calls ‘pseudoscience’ in genetics and politics

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Adam Rutherford explains how to argue with a racist, hunting for the ghosts in the human genome, and recreating the ...
False Baby

Podcast: ‘There’s no safe level of pesticides’? ‘Don’t eat what you can’t pronounce’? Food Science Babe takes on popular nutrition tropes

 |  Food Bullying Podcast
“Don’t eat what you can’t pronounce… Synthetic chemicals are more dangerous than natural chemicals… Chemicals in food are killing us… ...
og fake news

Podcast: How ‘fake news’ about avian flu almost sent virologist Ilaria Capua to prison for life

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Capua now uses her harrowing experience to educate policymakers and law enforcement about science ...
Haeckel, Anthropogenie 1874

Podcast: One of the most infamous fakes in biology? How Ernst Haeckel’s disputed embryo images sows confusion about evolution

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Kat Arney takes a closer look at some of the most controversial images in science - Ernst Haeckel's illustrations of ...
father

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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