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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
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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 ...
GEN

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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...

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