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Viewpoint: Rethinking scientist Richard Dawkins’ classic book ‘The Selfish Gene’

Philip Ball | 
Richard Dawkins’ 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which topped a poll last year for the most inspiring science books of all ...
How ‘good’ bacteria can boost crop yields without pesticides or GMOs

How ‘good’ bacteria can boost crop yields without pesticides or GMOs

Anthony King | 
In 1988, a remarkable finding illuminated a new path that agricultural scientists would soon follow in their quest to maximise ...
New error-free DNA sequencing method could diagnose rare diseases

New error-free DNA sequencing method could diagnose rare diseases

Emma Stoye | 
A virtually error-free new method of DNA sequencing could one day be used to diagnose extremely rare cancers and hereditary ...
Should the European Union relax GMO clinical trial guidelines?

Should the European Union relax GMO clinical trial guidelines?

Ned Stafford | 
Four organisations representing pharmaceutical firms, biotech companies, universities, and research institutes are calling on the European commission to update, streamline ...
Since oxygen fuels fire, why don't humans spontaneously combust?

Since oxygen fuels fire, why don’t humans spontaneously combust?

Andy Extance | 
Dioxygen (O2) molecules are diradicals, with two unpaired electrons, which can be depicted as one unpaired electron around each of ...

Wildflowers bordering crop fields may be reservoirs of neonicotinoids

Anthony King | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A team from Sussex ...

Toxicology studies could impede advances in nanotechnology

Elinor Hughes | 
Nanomaterials have been on the scene for over 15 years and they are being applied in a variety of sectors ...

Germany considers GMO ban despite endorsement of GM crops by Germany’s scientists

Ned Stafford | 
Germany’s national academy of sciences has strongly endorsed genetically modified (GM) crops as the Bundestag – Germany’s lower house of ...

Chemists employ DNA to detect metallic toxicity in water

Andy Extance | 
Researchers at Stanford University in the US have devised a cheap DNA-based system able to detect and identify an unprecedented number ...

RNA mimic destined for synthetic genome

Hayley Birch | 
US scientists have taken another step towards the goal of creating self-replicating molecules like those thought to have spawned life ...

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