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Silicon Valley companies offering breast and ovarian cancer genetic screen benefit

Leena Rao | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Visa, along with a ...
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GMOs essential to life-saving medicines and other uses, even if you don’t want them in food

Robert Fraley | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. GMOs in agriculture are ...

Will humanoid robots render humans obsolete?

Geoff Colvin | 
Maybe you believe that humans uniquely will always have to perform the highest-stakes, most delicate and demanding tasks in our ...
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Why personal genomics company 23andMe now worth more than $1 billion

Dan Primack | 
Genetic analytics company 23andMe reported via a regulatory filing that it had raised $79 million in a Series E venture capital round ...

Non-GMO trend driven by emotion over food fads like ‘gluten free’

Claire Zillman | 
Ilene Gordon, Fortune 500 CEO of Ingredion, said the non-GMO movement was driven more by consumer sentiment than hard scientific evidence ...
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Head transplants? Have scientists lost their minds?

Jen Wieczner | 
Here’s something that will make your head spin: A Chinese doctor has been surgically transplanting the heads of mice—and he ...

War on Big Food: ‘Natural’ and organic vs. pesticides and GMOs?

Beth Kowitt | 
Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth hormones. Antibiotics ...

GMO farmer borrows from organic soil management practices

Mark Koba | 
Based on organic farming principles, regenerative agriculture builds soil health for continued use while cutting down on greenhouse gases. Based ...

Why the “March on Monsanto” hurts the hungry

Nina Easton | 
The following is an edited excerpt.  May was March-on-Monsanto month. An array of celebrities, ranging from Danny DeVito to Dave ...
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