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Viewpoint: We should just retire the whole ‘feed the world’ thing when it comes to promoting GMOs

Marc Brazeau | 
How often do we hear something along the lines of "We won't be able to feed 10 billion people by ...
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Alternate facts: Why are we still telling women that abortion causes breast cancer?

Ricki Lewis | 
On June 26th, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of crisis pregnancy centers that were challenging a California law, the Reproductive ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Worrisome conflicts’ created by lack of diversity in biotech research funding

Josh Peters | 
You exit a cramped, hazy subway car with a throng of professionals. As you emerge blinking into Kendall Square in ...
Talking Biotech: How barley gave us pregnancy tests, beer and helped launch an agricultural revolution

Talking Biotech: How barley gave us pregnancy tests, beer and helped launch an agricultural revolution

Kevin Folta, Sheila Adimargono | 
Dr. Sheila Adimargono joins Kevin Folta on this week's podcast to discuss barley's role in plant domestication and the development ...
'Clean meat': How lab-grown foods can feed us in the future

‘Clean meat’: How lab-grown foods can feed us in the future

Eshna Gogia | 
For long enough, I have been fascinated with the idea of growing stuff in the lab whether it’s milk, egg ...
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How to change consumer perception of crop biotechnology and GMO foods

Genetically modified (GM) foods for human consumption have long been a subject of intense public debate, as well as academic ...
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Is the key to treating or preventing autism hiding in the gut microbiome?

Andrew Porterfield | 
Studies have connected the brain and the microbiome through what’s becoming known as the “gut-brain-axis.” The mystery of our microbiota ...
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This virus is attracted to cancer cells. Will it give us new treatments?

Kevin Pels | 
Historically, bacteria, parasites, and viruses have been considered dangerous because they spread infectious diseases. But scientists have started to try ...
How Anti-GMO Advocates Hijacked German science, Blocking Agricultural Innovation and Threatening the CRISPR Revolution: A Farmer’s Perspective

How Anti-GMO Advocates Hijacked German science, Blocking Agricultural Innovation and Threatening the CRISPR Revolution: A Farmer’s Perspective

Susanne Günther | 
Susanne Günther, Farmer, Blogger, and Winner of the InnoPlanta Prize for Objective Reporting on Modern Plant Breeding | July 12, ...
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Talking Biotech: Disturbing new details on Putin’s anti-GMO propaganda campaign designed to sow political discord in the U.S.

Paul Vincelli, Shawn Dorious | 
An examination by social scientists revealed "surprising evidence" of a Russian campaign aimed at discrediting GMOs and influencing public opinion ...
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Will Africa embrace CRISPR gene editing and the next phase of the biotech revolution?

Lominda Afedraru | 
Scientists around the world are increasingly turning to the promise of CRISPR gene editing to tackle any number of problems ...
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Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: Anti-GMO group supports ‘sustainable food’, distorts ecological benefits of crop biotechnology

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) is a non-profit research and advocacy organization that “works locally and globally ...
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Resurrecting the northern white rhino and other lost species. But at what cost?

Sean Hall | 
Time has been called on the northern white rhinoceros, but this call is already being challenged. When the last male ...
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Ultimate hangover cure? Could the solution be found in a pill?

Yunfeng Lu | 
Nanocapsules containing a substance that can efficiently break down alcohol quickly could prevent alcohol poisoning, and could work as a ...
Viewpoint: Scott Pruitt gone from EPA because of ethical transgressions but regulatory reform of 'rogue agency' might be his lasting legacy

Viewpoint: Scott Pruitt gone from EPA because of ethical transgressions but regulatory reform of ‘rogue agency’ might be his lasting legacy

Henry Miller | 
Scott Pruitt, who lost his job as head of the Environmental Protection Agency last week after a flood of complaints ...
Viewpoint: Anti-GMO activists crave a return to 'simpler times' in farming. Here's why that would be disastrous.

Viewpoint: Anti-GMO activists crave a return to ‘simpler times’ in farming. Here’s why that would be disastrous.

Mary Mangan | 
The appeal of simpler times, as imagined by wealthy white guys ...
When antidepressants fail: Are we looking at a new kind of depression?

When antidepressants fail: Are we looking at a new kind of depression?

Kristen Hovet | 
Depression is one of the most frequently diagnosed mental illnesses, with an estimated 15 percent of the global adult population ...
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Talking Biotech: Mark Lynas’ evolution from anti-GMO activist to GMO advocate

Kevin Folta, Mark Lynas | 
Writer Mark Lynas discusses his life as an anti-GMO activist, why he changed his mind, and his new book Seeds ...
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Here’s what happened when a promising clinical trial for depression was halted

David Dobbs | 
Many clinical trials never actually go to completion, however the preliminary results may be promising. What can we get out ...
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Viewpoint: Neonicotinoid use on field crops should be reined in

John Tooker | 
Planting season for corn and soybeans across the U.S. corn belt is drawing to a close. As they plant, farmers are participating ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s why organic farming needs GMOs

Val Giddings | 
“Civilization has been built on genetically modified plants.” — Nina V. Fedoroff, Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientists View of Genetically ...
Why daycare really might not be dangerous to your child's health

Why daycare really might not be dangerous to your child’s health

Ben Locwin | 
Being around the large number of germs in daycare may actually improve your child's immune system. And we are now ...
How to ruin cancer’s day

How to ruin cancer’s day

Elie Dolgin | 
This article originally appeared at Knowable Magazine and has been republished here with permission. Chi Van Dang generally declines to ...
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‘Environmental progress without organic’: Rachel Carson’s testy relationship with the organic food and farming movement

Robert Paarlberg | 
Rachel Carson, who launched the modern environmental movement with her 1962 book “Silent Spring,” was a highly private person. But ...
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Using evolution to break barriers in an ‘increasingly polarized, politicized world’

Rachel E. Gross | 
Rick Potts is no atheist-evolutionist-Darwinist. That often comes as a surprise to the faith communities he works with as head ...
How the Green Party-Led Anti-Biotechnology Movement Captured German Policy and Why it Endangers Germany’s Future Innovation in Gene Editing

How the Green Party-Led Anti-Biotechnology Movement Captured German Policy and Why it Endangers Germany’s Future Innovation in Gene Editing

Wolfgang Nellen | 
Wolfgang Nellen, Emeritus Professor of Genetics, University of Kassel | June 27, 2018 Highlights: Green Party’s opposition to biotechnology innovation began ...
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Talking Biotech: Why Irish scientist Rosalind Franklin didn’t get the credit she deserved for the discovery of the structure of DNA

Kevin Folta, Mark Lawler | 
Geneticist Mark Lawler: Despite being instrumental in the discovery of DNA’s double-helical structure, Rosalind Franklin died at the age of ...
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Battling constipation with synthetic biology and DNA manipulation

Ricki Lewis | 
Ateam of researchers has cleverly combined synthetic biology, recombinant DNA technology and microbiome manipulation to fashion a novel targeted treatment ...

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