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Frozen in time: You can be cryogenically preserved, but will you ever be revived?

David Warmflash | 
Preservation technologies promise the ability to suspend life for decades or even centuries. That would come with all sorts of ...

Epigenetics could alter the way we breed crops for drought and climate change

Richard Levine | 
New techniques allow researchers to change the way crops behave and handle adverse conditions--without actually altering the plants' underlying DNA ...

Exploring the havoc that can be unleashed by consumer ancestry tests

Ricki Lewis | 
On what fraction of a human genome do the consumer DNA companies base these deductions that can shatter lives? ...
Roundup Glyphosate Pesticides

Viewpoint: ‘Naïve’ calls for glyphosate ban threaten higher food prices, resurgence of more toxic pesticides

Henry Miller, Stuart Smyth | 
The unintended consequences of glyphosate bans are many and potentially severe ...

Transparency and trust: Is there room for ‘the people’ in the human gene editing debate?

Naomi Scheinerman | 
How does excluding the people service the WHO's stated goals of transparency and trust? ...
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Podcast: Synthetic ‘light switch’ boosts photosynthesis to increase crop yields

Kevin Folta, Amber Boas, John Christie | 
One of the limiting factors in photosynthesis is the plant’s ability to take up carbon dioxide to assimilate into carbohydrates ...

Deciphering US plans for regulating biotech animal breeding

Marc Brazeau | 
An overview of the regulation of biotech breeding as it relates to animals, covering some open and unsettled issues.  ...
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Podcast: 7 modern pest control tools that protect our food from hungry bugs

Steve Savage | 
Need to manage a pest problem? Luckily, there are many ways to do that! From physical to biological and chemical ...
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The MIND diet: Can you eat your way to a healthier brain?

Hayley N. Philip | 
Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. So in the time it takes you to read this ...

Viewpoint: Outgoing FDA chief Scott Gottlieb scored some wins, but dropped the ball on food labeling, gene-edited plants and animals

Val Giddings | 
Gottlieb’s policy proposals for FDA oversight of gene-edited plants and animals were as inexplicable as they were inconsistent with longstanding U.S. policy ...
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Fit and fat at the same time? The right genes may make it possible

Meredith Knight | 
Scientists are in hot debate over whether it's possible to be obese without creating health risks. Two new studies take ...
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Why do we need GMOs if we already grow enough food to feed the world?

Stephan Neidenbach | 
The world produces enough food to feed everyone, but what does that really mean, considering abundant food in the west ...
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30,000 food products with Non-GMO Project label may be “false or misleading,” FDA guidance document says

Cameron English | 
The Non-GMO label may soon see its ubiquitous butterfly wings trimmed ...

Genetic test for diabetes risk? Why it’s not quite ready for ‘prime-time clinical care’

Mylynda Massart | 
23andMe's new test claims to determine risk from genetic analysis ...
Darwin and Mendel

Podcast: What would have happened if Darwin and Mendel had been on Twitter?

Kat Arney, Greg Radick, Dan Mead | 
Where would we be now if Darwin and Mendel had been on Twitter? ...
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Viewpoint: Opponents of lab-grown meats are using anti-GMO arguments they will soon regret

Marc Brazeau | 
Anti-GMO style tropes are being used against the Impossible Burger by people who should know better ...
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Podcast: How a bad night’s sleep can damage your DNA

Kevin Folta, Lior Appelbaum, Brady Holmer | 
On this episode of Talking Biotech, University of Florida researchers Kevin Folta and Brady Holmer tackle two pressing questions in ...
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Why cousin marriages can wreak genetic havoc on children

Mariam Sajid | 
The link between cousin marriages and genetic disorders in offspring is a growing problem in several countries ...
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Viewpoint: Politico veers again into pseudoscience and politics with another misleading glyphosate infographic

Andrew Porterfield | 
Once again, a website known for its political coverage proves itself unable to report on science-related issues ...

Genetic uncertainty: When research participants should be told that their test results have changed

Ricki Lewis | 
“Do you mind if we take one more sample?” asked the endocrinologist who had already stuck six needles into the ...
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Podcast: Recycling 190 million pounds of pesticide containers to promote sustainable agriculture

Steve Savage, Mark Hudson | 
Ag recycles! On this episode of Biotech Facts and Fallacies, plant scientist Steve Savage delves into the world of agricultural ...
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Tracing the birth of new languages—as older tongues fade away

Elizabeth Svoboda | 
Anthropologists and linguists are working to understand how complex systems of communication emerge—and what they reveal about how to keep ...
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Viewpoint: FDA plan to regulate gene-edited animals as drugs will thwart US food innovation

Alison Van Eenennaam | 
In the absence of sensible regulation of the breathtaking genetic variation that exists naturally in our food species, innovation will ...

Working to build trust in the insect-resistant BT cowpea, Nigeria’s first genetically modified food crop

Abdullahi Tsanni | 
A crop created through technology faces intense opposition in Nigeria ...
The Truith About Over Eating

Can we blame our genetics for overeating?

Ben Locwin | 
Are eating habits a matter of choice and discipline? What role do our genetics play in determining how much and ...
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Pesticides increase cancer risk for farmers? Rethinking the ‘irrefutable consensus’

Philippe Stoop | 
Though it may seem otherwise, the term 'irrefutable' is not at all flattering ...
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How ‘genetic libraries’ of animal DNA can help us better understand ourselves

Gavin Naylor | 
Of more than 500 species of sharks in the world’s oceans, scientists have only sequenced a handful of genomes – ...