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Does the ‘genetics revolution’ unsettle you? Here is a guide, and reasons to be hopeful

Ricki Lewis | 
I'm thrilled that DNA science has become so much more tangible and practical. Yet we must use the information wisely ...
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Podcast: Sneaky sheep, substandard stallions and sperm wars

Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, and news from the front lines of the sperm wars ...

Billion-year-old microbes could give us new food, fuel sources—if we can figure out how to use them

Kostas Vavitsas | 
We can’t afford to let this potential biotech breakthrough go to waste ...
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Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch: The chemists who revolutionized fertilizer production, changing agriculture forever

Alexander Hammond | 
Without the efforts of Haber and Bosch, the world’s population would be much smaller ...

Brave new world? Why the public might be ready for gene-edited babies

Kristen Hovet | 
Gene-editing tools like CRISPR/Cas9 are rapidly bringing the possibilities forward ...
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Viewpoint: How a small group of scientists and pliable media created a ‘catastrophe narrative’ that hurts bees and farmers

Henry Miller | 
The scientists who glommed onto the “bee-pocalypse” narrative never bothered to go back and correct the record ...
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How a fetus’s developing brain may be shaped by mom’s mental state

Catherine Monk, Jyoti Madhusoodanan | 
Stress and anxiety during pregnancy can mean a higher risk of offspring developing ADHD, depression or other conditions. Medical psychologist ...
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Podcast: How activists and politicians derailed South Australia’s attempt to embrace GMO crops

Caroline Rhodes, Kevin Folta | 
Activists in Australia are manipulating politicians with fear and doubt to restrict farmer choice ...
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DNA databases as crime deterrent: As more ‘cold cases’ are solved, are would-be criminals growing wary?

Oscar Schwartz | 
Some research suggests the mere existence of DNA databases may now be helping to prevent crime. But even if that’s ...

Kim Kardashian West’s battle with psoriatic arthritis: Will understanding the genetics of the autoimmune disorder point to a cure?

Kristen Hovet | 
While there is no cure, appropriate and early treatment can help prevent major damage to affected parts of the body ...
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Is there a place for CRISPR gene editing in organic farming? Many farmers say ‘yes’

Steven Cerier | 
Denying ourselves these benefits to protect distorted ideas about what's 'natural' is nonsensical ...
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Why the quest to ‘cure’ cancer may be destined to fail

Many of the risk factors to do with cancer are related to lifestyle, so there is concrete action people can ...
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Viewpoint: How international anti-biotech activists manipulate year-old Mexican government to block crop GMO innovations

Luis Ventura | 
Mexico's leadership should not restrict crop biotechnology based on personal beliefs or scientific misinformation ...
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Has modern agriculture ‘tainted’ your Thanksgiving dinner?

Cameron English | 
The Environmental Working Group knows how to grab headlines with ominous claims about America's food supply. In 2018, the Washington, ...

Religious beliefs shape our thinking on cloning, stem cells and gene editing

David Warmflash | 
Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam react to new technologies in their own ways ...
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Podcast: How artificial intelligence, machine learning can help us realize the value of all that genetic data we’re collecting

Gabe Musso, Kevin Folta | 
Everywhere we look these days, someone is talking about the potential for artificial intelligence and machines to change the face ...
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Is ‘natural’ better than ‘artificial’? Skincare products underscore why that view is wrongheaded

Maria Semykoz | 
Synthetic and 'chemical-sounding' preservatives in cosmetics are safer than the alternatives that are marketed as 'natural' ...

Pesticides endanger humans, animals, beneficial insects? Rethinking simplistic notions, understanding trade-offs in sustainability and health

John Cumbers | 
As much as pesticides are a threat to certain ecosystems, they’re also responsible for providing the planet with food in ...
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Viewpoint: Generation Z to environmentalists: If you care about sustainability, embrace GMOs and gene edited crops

Chris Barnard | 
It is important that this new generation follow the facts, not just rigid environmental orthodoxy ...
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Treating ‘suicidality’ as its own medical condition could spur research, better treatment options

Temma Ehrenfeld | 
There is no established method of identifying patients in immediate danger of attempting suicide. Some researchers are trying to change ...

GMOs are ‘substantially equivalent’ to conventional foods. Should they face reduced regulations?

Marc Brazeau | 
There really is no tension between patenting plants that are also found by the FDA to be substantially equivalent ...

Our brains as hard drives—could we delete, modify or add memories and skills?

David Warmflash | 
Research suggests it might one day be possible to tweak our brains -- eliminating traumatic memories or granting new skills, ...

Podcast: From Jurassic Park to woolly mammoths – is it right to bring back extinct species?

Kat Arney | 
Geneticist Kat Arney takes a look at the science of de-extinction, asking whether it's feasible - or even ethical - ...
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Viewpoint: Impossible and Beyond Burgers are delicious, but are they good for you?

Chana Davis | 
The leading companies offering fake meat are mission-driven, with vegan roots. Any benefits to human health are icing on the ...
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If Africa adopts biotech crops, will anti-GMO Europe retaliate against the continent’s most important trading partner?

Lominda Afedraru | 
How would Europe react if GMO crops became commonplace in Africa? ...
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Expensive CAR-T therapy raises difficult question: ‘What is the price of a human life?’

Jonathan Jarry | 
A new type of therapy for certain blood cancers is ingenious but it raises important questions about its cost, both ...

Can we find the keys to drug abuse, opioid addiction in our genes?

Pamela Zuber | 
We still have much to learn about genetics, addiction, and even the brain itself ...
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Challenging media narrative about the ‘birds and the bees’—neither faces serious threats from neonicotinoids or other crop chemicals

Jon Entine | 
Discarding this valuable crop protection tool is a questionable strategy ...