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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
Podcast: Vaccines take years to develop? This one took 43 days

Podcast: Vaccines take years to develop? This one took 43 days

 |  Talking Biotech
Most experts agree that the COVID19 pandemic will not end until a vaccine is available. But traditionally, vaccines take a decade ...
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Podcast: Covid conspiracies; Cuba embraces GMOs; biotech vs. nature’s ‘mindless dangers’

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
A fearful public accepts conspiracy theories because they offer a sense of control in an uncontrollable situation, says a young ...
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Podcast: Bill Nye The Science Guy explains his transition from GMO skeptic to advocate

 |  Business Insider
Back in 2014, Bill Nye The Science Guy was skeptical of genetically modified foods, or GMOs. It raised some eyebrows ...
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Podcast: Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Geneticist Dr Kat Arney brings you exclusive excerpts from her new book Rebel Cell, exploring where cancer came from, where ...
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Podcast: Arguing with vaccine skeptics works; Ban GMO labels? Agroecology keeps Africa poor

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Contrary to popular belief, arguing with anti-science activists on social media helps combat the spread of misinformation. Organic food groups ...
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Podcast: Global population crash; Pesticide bans backfire; beef producing CRISPR male cows

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
CRISPR could enable farmers to produce more beef from fewer cattle, boosting farm sustainability. Lawsuits designed to get pesticides and ...
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Podcast: How 1970s fat-free fad launched organic, non-GMO and other ‘absurd’ labeling schemes

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Go walk the aisles of your local grocery store and see how many products are being marketed for what they ...
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Podcast: Mapping Humanity—How modern genetics is changing criminal justice, personalized medicine, and our identities

 |  Genetic Literacy Project
Innovations in genetics are already changing our lives for the better, and will continue to do so. Using gene-editing technology, ...
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Podcast: From the Black Death to COVID-19—Investigating the ancient war between genes and disease

 |  one
Kat Arney looks at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, from the Black Death ...

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