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Podcast: Geneticist George Church on the future of synthetic biology

Rob Reid | 
George Church's Harvard lab is one of the most celebrated fonts of innovation in the world of life sciences. George's ...

Audio: How genetic engineering is creating flavors like vanilla, saffron and grapefruit

Christina Agapakis | 
While the technology to evaluate the flavor molecules of a particular food have become increasingly sophisticated in the past century, ...
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More risk from conventional breeding than with genetic modification

Maggie Koerth-Baker | 
Fred Gould, an entomologist at North Carolina State University, used Lenape potatoes as an example of risk and uncertainty. Often, people frame ...
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How the ‘Poison Potato’ impacted the GMO debate

Maggie Koerth-Baker | 
The Lenape potato, first bred for potato chip production, has played a big role in shaping the USDA policy towards ...

Patent life: How the Supreme Court fell short

Maggie Koerth-Baker | 
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia admitted he doesn’t really understand it. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote an entire court opinion implying—unconvincingly, ...
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What does the $1000 genome mean for you?

Maggie Koerth-Baker | 
The cost of genome sequencing is starting to sink into the affordable range. Should you save up and get one? ...
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