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Genetic solutions depends largely on data from people of European descent. Do we need to address that research imbalance?

Eva Amsen | 
To boost the participation of marginalized communities in genetic studies, doctors must first win back their trust ...
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Podcast: CRISPR immunizes pigs against PRRS—deadly viral disease that costs $600 million annually

Christine Burkard, Kevin Folta | 
Christine Burkard, assistant professor of infection and immunity at the Roslin Institute in Scotland, says her team has devised a ...
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Podcast: As more US farmers retire, here’s how to recruit a new generation of growers to feed us

Steve Savage | 
Is farming for the aging? While Paul McCartney ponders, “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when ...
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‘Origins’: Humans have been shaped more by Earth’s evolving geography than by genetics

Lewis Dartnell, Logan Chipkin | 
In astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell's newest book, Origins: How the Earth Made Us, he outlines how geology has shaped human evolution ...
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Podcast: Meet Mary Mangan—the biologist who crashes anti-GMO events and debunks junk science on Twitter

Cameron English, Mary Mangan | 
Mangan discusses her unique approach to spreading science literacy ...
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Genetic engineering goes to Hollywood: 10 movies you’ll love and more that you’ll hate

Get to know 26 films and TV shows that feature gene editing ...
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Podcast: More fearful of crop losses than jail, Indian farmers grow illegal GMO Bt eggplant

C. S. Prakash, Kevin Folta | 
While Indian farmers have benefited tremendously from growing insect-resistant GMO cotton, the government has outlawed the cultivation of genetically engineered ...
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People in Africa eat GMO foods. So why do they oppose new crops developed by their own scientists?

Lominda Afedraru | 
GM foods are already sold in supermarkets throughout Africa, but the fear remains ...
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Podcast: Remembering Rosalind Franklin: The overlooked scientist who helped discover the DNA double helix

Kat Arney | 
Everyone knows that Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA. But fewer are aware of the contribution of Rosalind ...
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Fear of biotechnology threatens efforts to save Brazil’s pinto beans

Natalia Pasternak | 
The issue of GMO safety has been proven many times over to be a false controversy ...
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Podcast: Glyphosate-tainted breakfast? Plant geneticist Kevin Folta debunks fear-based CBS Roundup report

Kevin Folta | 
Does the network get it right? Not even close, says Folta ...
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Viewpoint: Neuroscientists cannot afford to ignore differences between male, female brains

Aarthi Gobinath | 
Diseases like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia manifest differently in men and women, and that’s important to know ...
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Did you get a DNA ancestry kit for Father’s Day? Here are some things to consider before spitting in that vial

Ricki Lewis | 
The media tales of familial surprises are the tip of an iceberg ...
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Viewpoint: FDA must do more to protect consumers from ‘outright fraud’ of dietary supplements

Henry Miller, Josh Bloom | 
Dietary supplements are often ineffective, if not dangerous. What does the path to supplement legislation and regulation look like? ...
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Podcast: Flower color, bees and biodiversity—how pollinators drive plant evolution

Kat Arney and reporter Graihagh Jackson get lost in the Valley of Hybridization ...
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Why popular image of autism as a male-dominated condition could hurt females

Nicholas Staropoli | 
A commonly cited statistic is that boys have about a 1 in 52 chance of being placed on the autism ...
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‘On the precipice of memory loss’: Pursuing better diagnostic tools for patients with CTE and other neurodegenerative disorders

Elizabeth Svoboda | 
New imaging analyses hint at progressive brain disorders like CTE, offering people with memory issues difficult — but transformative — ...
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Podcast: How farmers grow the 2.7 billion pounds of coffee we drink every year

Steve Savage | 
Whether you typically crave a drip coffee or something a bit more intricate, we can all agree that caffeine is ...
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Podcast: Jurassic Park paleontologist Jack Horner on resurrecting extinct species with genetic engineering

Jack Horner, Kevin Folta | 
Although dinosaurs are probably never coming back, the scenes from Jurassic Park are an extrapolation of actual research being performed ...
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‘Found in Translation’: Computer models could help us understand which mice studies matter for human medicine

Kimberly McCoy | 
Machine learning technology could help researchers determine what mouse data are useful when designing human clinical trials ...
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Viewpoint: The ‘assault on science’ and human welfare by eco-activists who reject agricultural technology as ‘corporate subterfuge’

David Zaruk | 
a dangerous anti-science mindset is cementing itself into our problem-based policy approaches ...
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Do China’s controversial CRISPR babies illustrate the need for an ‘undo button’?

Ricki Lewis | 
Will CRISPR-in-the-clinic come with a fail-safe mechanism? ...
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Viewpoint: Guardian (UK) ‘Toxic America’ series: Anti-chemical activism masquerades as science journalism

Andrew Porterfield, Jon Entine | 
So far, they’ve published no article by or in-depth interview with an actual scientist ...
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How a genetically altered virus could save Florida’s decimated orange industry from citrus greening disease

Steve Savage | 
In the early 1970s there was a ubiquitous television ad promoting Florida orange juice including the line, "a day without orange juice ...
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Who’s your daddy (or mommy)? What’s the chance you inherited DNA from Caligula, Genghis Khan or Henry I?

Lynn Kozlowski | 
Genealogy is the second most popular hobby in the United States ...
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Why GMOs aren’t responsible for a spike in food allergies

Andrew Porterfield | 
What's behind the rise in food allergies? There are a lot of possible answers to this, but it's probably not ...