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Here's what 23andMe's new test can tell you about your health

Here’s what 23andMe’s new test can tell you about your health

Lydia Ramsey | Business Insider | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. This fall, personal-genetics company ...
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What changed Bill Nye’s mind on GMOs?

Jessica Orwig | Business Insider | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Earlier this year, Bill ...

How secure is privacy in DNA databases?

Kevin Loria | Business Insider | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  There are plenty of ...

How much can a gene test really tell you about your health?

Lydia Ramsey | Business Insider | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In the past few ...
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Marijuana genome mappers claim goal is to prevent Monsanto ‘takeover’ of pot business

Kyle Jaeger | Business Insider | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A team of researchers ...

Full genome sequencing can reveal secrets in your genes, but do you want to know?

Kevin Loria | Business Insider | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Genetics has advanced to ...
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PGD–preimplantation genetic diagnosis–dramatically increases disease prevention

Ellie Kincaid | Business Insider | 
Preventing disease is a standard goal of medicine. But a new technology takes it farther than we normally do by preventing ...

How the accidental discovery of CRISPR led to most powerful gene editing tool yet

Kevin Loria | Business Insider | 
When Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier discovered the most powerful DNA editing technology we know of, CRISPR-Cas9 — something MIT Technology ...

Livestock, pets increasingly bred with modified genes

Kevin Loria | Business Insider | 
Genetically modified crops are so widespread it's hard to imagine civilization without them. Genetically modified animals are also more common ...

Should genetic testing be more widely used in medicine than it already is?

Kevin Loria | Business Insider | 
As the price of genetic testing continues to fall and the value of the information we're getting from those tests ...
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Could CRISPR’s simplicity make it difficult to regulate human embryonic gene editing?

Kevin Loria | Business Insider | 
A group of researchers shocked the world in April when they revealed that they had used a revolutionary gene editing ...
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Fast-growing AquaBounty GM salmon ‘precedent-setting’, offers sustainability advantages

Leslie Baehr | Business Insider | 
A genetically modified salmon, called AquAdvantage, is awaiting FDA approval, and, when it does, the fish should be available for ...

Golden Rice raises stakes in war over GM foods

Lauren Friedman | Business Insider | 
One of the world’s great humanitarian crises has a simple cause and, some researchers argue, a simple solution. But that’s ...

Video: Monsanto moving away from GMOs to crossbreeding

Justin Maiman | Business Insider | 
Agriculture giant Monsanto is spending significant money and resources to create 'new' all-natural vegetables and fruits through crossbreeding techniques. Cue ...

23andMe to work with FDA for approval

Megan Rose Dickey | Business Insider | 
23andMe, the health and ancestry startup, is slowly but surely moving along in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's regulatory ...

Activist Food Babe shames Anheuser-Busch to disclose beer ingredients in search for GMOs

Sarah Theeboom | Business Insider | 
Vani Hari, the blogger known as Food Babe, is an internet food activist who recently achieved one of her most high profile ...
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Are genetically-enhanced Olympians coming, or already here?

Lauren Friedman | Business Insider | 
Athletes may someday use today's gene therapy techniques to illicitly blow past the competition through gene doping. In fact, maybe ...

Genes influence family size equally for kids and grandkids

Chris Pash | Business Insider | 
Although many factors influence the size of a family, Australian researchers have found that the genetic influences on both the ...

New rice strain could ‘dramatically’ increase yields

Business Insider | 
Scientists at the International Rice Research Institute have bred a strain of rice that could dramatically increase yields. The long-grain ...

Scientists shred study that says genetically modified food makes pigs sick

Jennifer Welsh | Business Insider | 
The following is an excerpt. A new study that links genetically modified (GM) foods to stomach inflammation in pigs, is misleading and ...

Actually, new study does NOT prove that GM food is horrible for you

Jennifer Welsh | Business Insider | 
The following is an excerpt. A paper released in December in the journal GM Crops and Food  has created quite a stir ...
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Stem cell breakthrough helped two paralyzed people feel again

Stephen Adams | Business Insider | 
New hope was raised yesterday for people left paralyzed by injury, after doctors said they had succeeded in using stem ...
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What does cheap genome sequencing mean for the future of medicine?

Jennifer Welsh | Business Insider | 
The human genome has been heralded as the key to personalized medicine, but for the longest time complete sequencing of ...
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