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15 things to know about fecal transplants – here’s the straight poop

Ricki Lewis | 
Fecal transplants carry a certain ick factor for many people. But there is a legitimate medical use for them -- ...
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Genetic engineering, CRISPR and food: What the ‘revolution’ will bring in the near future

Steven Cerier | 
Genetic engineering and gene editing have the potential to radically transform our lives if they can overcome the objections of ...
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Can we slow the progression of Alzheimer’s by seeding our guts with ‘better’ bacteria?

Jenna Sternberg | 
Male — but not female — mice had reduced amyloid beta plaques in the brain after antibiotic treatment ...
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Podcast: Farm Aid concert meant to support US agriculture spreads GMO, ‘factory farming’ myths

Kevin Folta, Michelle Miller | 
In recent years, Farm Aid's laudable effort to support US agriculture has morphed into a promotional event for organic food ...
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How a ‘dubious’ 50-year-old study fuels marijuana use by pregnant women—against the advice of health experts

Alice Callahan | 
Social media users extol — and health experts decry — a study from Jamaica suggesting cannabis use poses no harm ...
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Viewpoint: Don’t expect synthetic biology to reverse climate change. But it could help, if we use it correctly.

Kostas Vavitsas | 
There are several ways in which synthetic biology may have a positive contribution to our carbon footprint ...
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How genetically engineered crops can help us colonize space

Rupesh Paudyal | 
If we are serious about settling on other planets, we must grow food efficiently outside the safe environment of Earth ...
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Experts ‘overwhelmingly’ endorse CRISPR-edited crop safety, but politics could stifle technology’s progress

Rim Lassoued | 
Genome edited crops pose marginal risk, yet regulations tend to discourage their use ...
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‘Every sneeze, kiss, or slap on the back could be part of a larger story’: How the microbiome affects our social lives

Lydia Denworth | 
Research confirms that who you spend time with is a powerful predictor of the microbes you carry. But these tiny ...
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Hemophilia B—the blood disease that plagued Europe’s royal families—might be treatable using gene editing

Ricki Lewis | 
Researchers are hoping to use gene editing to create more effective and less expensive treatment options--compared to gene therapy--for people ...
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Do vaccines contain glyphosate? Anti-GMO claim requires ‘very unlikely scenario’

Andrew Porterfield | 
Many GMO critics believe that vaccines are contaminated with glyphosate. A look at how vaccines are made and how glyphosate ...
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Can the gene editing technology known as CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide?

Becky Mackelprang | 
CRISPR “could be such an amazing tool if we are respectful [and] responsible and use it properly.” ...
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Podcast: Obesity, cancer and gut bacteria—how the microbiome impacts your health

Hilary Browne, Kat Arney, Rob Finn, Tim Spector | 
Get your hands dirty by delving into the microbiome - the trillions of bacteria that live inside our guts ...
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Fewer suicides, cancers and pesticide poisonings: Examining the health benefits of GMO crops

Stuart Smyth | 
Activists who desperately cling to lies about the risks of GM crops are now the ones who look 'very stupid.' ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Superbugs’ are here to stay. That doesn’t mean scientists are powerless to fight back.

Chandrabali Ghose, David Pride | 
Although it sometimes seems hopeless, there are ways to put the brakes on antibiotic resistance ...
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Podcast: Synthetic fertilizer pollution threatens our ecosystems. Are nitrogen-fixing microbes the answer?

Kevin Folta, Michael Mille | 
Farmers need nitrogen fertilizer to maximize crop yields. Without it, our food supply would be nowhere near as abundant as ...
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Podcast: How technology keeps cancer-causing mycotoxins out of our food

Steve Savage | 
Here's a question for you: what if there were dangerous toxins that could make their way into your food, but ...
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Viewpoint: Ideological rift brews in anti-GMO movement as Americans embrace Impossible Burger

Mary Mangan | 
Redrawn battle lines expose a growing ideological rift in a once-cohesive anti-GMO movement and appear to signal a shift in ...
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4 things to know about epigenetics, including that most changes are not passed on to offspring

Kristen Hovet | 
Far more is unknown about epigenetics than is known. Let’s have a look at what we do know ...
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Viewpoint: Don’t buy organic food if you want to increase farm yields or seriously address climate change

Steve Savage | 
As consumers, our most climate-responsible buying behavior should be to reject organic and its false narratives ...
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Infographic: USDA bioengineered food label makes grocery store debut on GMO Impossible Burger

Cameron English | 
Impossible Foods has enthusiastically defended its use of genetic engineering to produce meat substitutes ...
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Chasing origins of anorexia: Are there genetic links to the complicated disorder?

Kristen Hovet | 
Anorexia has long been treated as a psychological condition. But recent research, including a landmark genome-wide association study, are prompting scientists ...
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Raging debate: Ghana’s move to commercialize its first GMO cowpea met with mix of optimism and fear

Ankur Paliwal | 
The country plans to release the modified seeds this year or next. Will they benefit the small farmers they were ...
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Evolution doesn’t want you to be happy or satisfied. We’re supposed to ‘survive and reproduce.’

Rafael Euba | 
While the pursuit of happiness seems like a worthwhile goal, evolution thinks otherwise ...
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Podcast: How ‘activist science’ behind IARC’s glyphosate assessment fuels unjustified cancer lawsuits

David Zaruk, Kevin Folta | 
In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published a monograph concluding that glyphosate, the active ingredient in ...
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Controversial GMO American chestnut could provide blueprint for saving endangered species

Rowan Jacobsen | 
To those who are fearful of GMOs, it is the most dangerous tree in the world. To the rest of ...