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Viewpoint: Mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods deserves a warning label of its own

Viewpoint: Mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods deserves a warning label of its own

Henry Miller, Jeff Stier | 
This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. Washington State is about ...
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Myriad attempt to block expansion of breast cancer screening tests hinges on ethical, legal questions

Jeremy Summers | 
In June, the Supreme Court ruled that genes could not be patented, opening the door for companies to offer alternatives ...
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With 2000+ global studies affirming safety, GM foods among most analyzed subjects in science

JoAnna Wendel, Jon Entine | 
Anti-GMO activists can no longer claim that there is no independent research of GMOs. There are now more than 2,000 ...
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Ashkenazi Jewish women descended mostly from Italian converts, new study asserts

Jon Entine | 
A new paper in Nature Communications recharges a debate regarding the ancestry of Ashkenazi Jews, tracing maternal lineages back to ...
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You have a genetic disorder: Should your family be told they might carry the mutation?

Katherine Wendelsdorf | 
Genetic testing can help detect disorders early enough to have an impact. But the rising popularity of these tests has ...
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GLP Investigation: Anti-GMO money flooding into Molokai, funding Hawai’i “grassroots” protests

Jon Entine | 
Previous GLP investigations into the anti-GMO movement in Hawaii have uncovered evidence of corruption in election financing. Now, Jon Entine ...
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Hawaii County council keeps anti-GMO bill alive

JoAnna Wendel | 
Hawaii County Council met on Monday in an eight-hour discussion regarding two anti-GMO bills, hearing from scientists and other professionals ...
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DNA testing could prove valuable tool for identifying viral infections, including MERS

Jeremy Summers | 
New research shows that genetic testing can be used for quick and highly accurate results in testing for viral infections, ...
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Innovations in neuroscience trigger shifting views in the treatment of mental illness

JoAnna Wendel | 
Innovations in neuroscience are changing the way scientists see the brain, which could lead to more effective treatment of mental ...
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Reddit takes on Jeremy Seifert’s “GMO OMG” film

Much of the web-based scientific community has not taken well to "GMO OMG" director Jeremy Seifert's recent crusade of self-promotion ...
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Should physicians or counselors control access to your genetic information?

Katherine Wendelsdorf | 
Genetic testing helps people identify gene mutations that might affect their health. But this information, without the guidance of experienced ...
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The Italian job: Farmers facing pests pay dearly for Europe’s anti-GM stance

Mischa Popoff | 
Despite insect infestation threatening their crops, Italy recently became the ninth country in the EU to eliminate the possibility of ...
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Is creative ability determined by our DNA?

Jeremy Summers | 
Is creativity something we're born with or something that we learn? New research suggests that a person's creative ability is ...
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Personal gene maps: Is there such a thing as too much information about our DNA?

Katherine Wendelsdorf | 
The growing trend of personalized medicine is driven by genetic testing, which can help doctors screen for potential health problems ...
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Activists failing in efforts to challenge ‘natural’ labels on natural products made with GMOs

JoAnna Wendel | 
The hottest new trend in GMO-labeling efforts is to sue food manufacturers over 'natural' labels when products contain GMOs. However, ...
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The Salmon Dialogue: What’s the future of sustainable, genetically engineered foods?

Elliot Entis, founder of AquaBounty, and Paul Greenberg, author of the best selling Four Fish: The Future of the Last ...
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Viewpoint: India should create the proposed biotechnology regulatory agency, despite its serious flaws

Henry Miller | 
This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. India should appreciate the ...
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Scientists, journalists and farmers join lively GMO forum

JoAnna Wendel | 
The current Boston Review hosts a discussion forum about GMOs, where professionals in agriculture, journalism and academia respond ...
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Epigenetics sheds new light on altruism

JoAnna Wendel | 
Recent research in neuroscience and epigenetics is revealing more and more about the fundamental social nature of humans ...
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Has an Israeli research team found the key to curing cancer in humans?

Aaron Avivi | 
The Israeli blind mole rat's incredible resistance to cancer may make it the perfect organism to advance cancer research, as ...
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Are engineered foods evil?—A reply to Scientific American’s David H. Freedman

John Davison | 
A former Research Director of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research in France takes Scientific American to task for ...
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Researchers extend human epigenomic map, possibilities of personalized medicine

Jeremy Summers | 
Harvard University scientists have extended our knowledge of human epigenomics, which could lead to a breakthrough in personalized medicine and ...
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Scientific American’s new Food Matters blog is all about the science of food, including GMOs

Tabitha M. Powledge | 
Plant geneticist Pamela Ronald, who advocates a mix of organic and GM agricultural techniques, is among the many voices joining ...
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Ethiopian Jews in Somalia: Tracing remnants of the Yibir

Ibrahim Omer | 
The Yibir in Somalia is one of the few known Muslim communities worldwide that maintains Jewish descent. A genetic study ...
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Hawaii anti-GMO ‘corruption’ scandal? Genetic Literacy Project investigation underway

Jon Entine | 
Is the “grassroots” opposition to GMOs on Hawaii actually the product of careful cultivation and funding from mainland anti-GMO groups? ...
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Michael Pollan and Amy Harmon discuss GMO controversy

Jeremy Summers | 
Columbia Journalism Review reporter Alexis Sobel Fitts got Michael Pollan to open up for the first time about the recent ...
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Grist vs. GM Watch: Is there a middle in the GMO debate?

Becca Harrison | 
GM Watch's scathing critique of Nathanael Johnson's efforts to find the middle ground in the GMO debate has not deterred ...
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GLP Infographic: International science organizations on crop biotech safety

The web is overflowing with misleading infographics. Here's our own, more accurate list of 10 international science organizations that have ...