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What should we call lab-grown meat? Our decision could help or hinder food innovation

Garland West | 
The Dirt: We need protein as part of a healthy diet— and many of us turn to meat as a ...
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Why human evolution is far from over—and may be speeding up

Laurence D. Hurst | 
Global studies of human DNA show that natural selection continues to change who we are ...
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Viewpoint: Naturopathic doctors, organic marketers take advantage of consumer desire for ‘authenticity’

Henry Miller | 
Seeking 'authenticity' is fine -- unless it deprives you of something beneficial ...
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‘Deadly dreams’? Modern genetics unravels mystery surrounding strange disease

Sandeep Jauhar | 
Following decades of unexplained deaths, mostly among young men, modern genetics and epidemiological detective work helped to establish a link ...
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Golden Rice is coming. Finally! Will it be the game-changer hinted at for almost 20 years?

Marc Brazeau | 
Having a staple crop that delivers adequate nutrition is a necessary precondition to fixing poverty ...
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What spider genetics can tell us about evolutionary relationships and cut-throat competition

Patrick Whittle | 
What’s the most famous — or even the most infamous — spider in the world? The tarantula? The black widow? ...
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Big Fat Failure

A closer look at the genetics of failure—why we fail to lose weight thanks to our genes ...
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Neutralizing toxic military explosives with GMO plants

Kevin Folta, Liz Rylott | 
Military preparedness means testing ammunition in controlled field trials, as well as decommissioning obsolete weaponry. The result is a significant ...
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‘Factory farming’ poisons our food and harms animals?

Cameron English, Leah Dorman | 
Veterinarian Dr. Leah Dorman takes on popular myths about animal agriculture ...
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Viewpoint: Like it or not, technology is what gives us the crops that we eat

Amanda Maxham | 
The “natural narrative” on food packaging is a complete fiction ...
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‘Creative misbehavior’: When ingenuity takes a dark turn

Hansika Kapoor | 
Misbehavior is a form of creative thinking ...
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Predatort Part II: How predatory lawyers, activist scientists hijacked IARC—International Agency for Research on Cancer—for personal profit and ideological vanity

David Zaruk | 
How the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has forsaken academic integrity and knowingly contributes to the Predatort litigation ...
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What makes something funny? Genetics almost certainly plays a role

Elizabeth Newbern | 
What we find funny can differ wildly from person to person. And scientists have found that genetics plays at least ...
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Breaking down the ‘scientific and statistical sins’ behind reporting on marijuana science

Dave Levitan | 
A new book and New Yorker feature are filled with cherry-picked data, oversimplified studies, and scientific errors ...
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Viewpoint: Controversy flares over activist ‘predatort lawyers’ who ‘massaged facts’ in the Monsanto-glyphosate case

David Zaruk | 
Lawyers often use a certain breed of self-interested scientist to terrify a jury of vulnerable non-specialists ...
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Building a better mini brain: How these tiny organoids can boost fight against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Paige Winokur | 
It’s your favorite organ, self-assembling, ready to go ...
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How genetic engineering can help Africa cope with climate change by tweaking crops, animals

Steven E. Cerier | 
The impact of climate change on African crops could be mitigated by GE technologies ...
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Newborns and genome sequencing: Do we sacrifice privacy in the name of health?

Ricki Lewis | 
If history provides a lesson, routine newborn genomic sequencing won’t come without a fight ...
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How Freddie Mercury got his voice: It wasn’t his teeth

Ricki Lewis | 
Was Freddie Mercury's magnificent voice aided by a genetic defect? ...
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Nigeria has its first GMO cowpea. The battle for public acceptance is just getting started

Opuah Abeikwen | 
A war of words over a recently-released genetically modified cowpea has divided the Nigerian public and raised concerns about the ...
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Talking Biotech: Epidemiologist Geoffrey Kabat debunks flawed glyphosate-cancer meta-analysis. Were the mistakes deliberate?

Kevin Folta, Geoffrey Kabat | 
A skeptical look at the latest glyphosate-cancer study reveals critical errors ...
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Gluten free diets are all the rage—here’s why that could be a bad thing

Ben Locwin | 
Gluten-free diets are all the rage, even though only a tiny fraction of us are susceptible to celiac-linked reactions. But ...
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From a sustainability perspective, GMO AquaBounty salmon should be a ‘dream come true’. Why do environmentalists oppose it?

Andrew Porterfield | 
The flip-flop by Food and Water Watch and other advocacy groups rests not on environmental or science-based concerns but on ...
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Gene drives: Why the best option for fighting mosquito-borne diseases is the ‘mosquito itself’

Andrea Crisanti, Kyros Kyrou | 
Gene drives are now a viable method of fighting mosquito-borne disease ...
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Viewpoint: Pervert science at your peril—anti-GMO campaigners, vaccine deniers and ‘bee-pocalypse’ scaremongers find common ground in ‘evidence rejectionism’

Henry Miller, Robert Wager | 
Widespread misunderstanding of the nature of science and the confirmation bias spawned by social media and the internet can have ...
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Séralini pseudoscience syndicate: Lessons learned from decade-long assault on biotechnology orchestrated by French geneticist

Marc Brazeau | 
A look at Séralini's modus operandi can equip journalists and other interested observers to turn a critical eye on Séralini ...
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Is gender identity fluid or fixed? What we know about other animals might help inform the debate.

Jay Schwartz | 
Distinguishing between sex and gender is a vital first step in understanding gender identity ...