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New testosterone limits could force female runner Caster Semenya to race against men

Mary Papenfuss | 
Running phenomenon Caster Semenya of South Africa and some other top females runners will likely have to reduce their body’s natural ...
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South African economist: Fall armyworm outbreak shows why Africa should embrace GMO crops

Wandile Sihlobo | 
Editor's note: Wandile Sihlobo is an Agricultural Economist and Head of Agribusiness research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) in ...
If you aren't a morning person, evolution may be to blame

If you aren’t a morning person, evolution may be to blame

Sarah DiGiulio | 
[A] study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences in July suggests our bodies and ...
Activists claim gene editing could exploit animals, leads to unconscionable suffering

Activists claim gene editing could exploit animals, leads to unconscionable suffering

Peter Stevenson | 
[Editor’s Note: Peter Stevenson is the Chief Policy Advisor for the UK-based charity Compassion In World Farming] Traditional selective [animal] ...
Monsanto's Robert Fraley: How gene editing and data science can help meet global food needs sustainably

Monsanto’s Robert Fraley: How gene editing and data science can help meet global food needs sustainably

Robert Fraley | 
[Editor’s Note: Robert Fraley is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Monsanto.] I was humbled to be the ...
Organic water? Asarasi exploits loophole to get USDA-certified label on bottles

Organic water? Asarasi exploits loophole to get USDA-certified label on bottles

Carly Ledbetter | 
Much like asparagus water and water sommeliers, organic water is giving us pause. Though the concept isn’t new, it’s surprising to see it making ...
Organic industry-funded anti-GMO group US Right to Know calls Food Evolution film 'chemical industry propaganda'

Organic industry-funded anti-GMO group US Right to Know calls Food Evolution film ‘chemical industry propaganda’

Stacy Malkan | 
[Editor's note: Stacy Malkan is co-director of US Right to Know. Read the GLP's profile of USRTK here.] Some industry messaging ...
EPA to investigate 'glyphosate review-related matters' after allegation of Monsanto collusion

EPA to investigate ‘glyphosate review-related matters’ after allegation of Monsanto collusion

Paul Thacker | 
The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a probe into possible collusion between a former high-ranking EPA ...
Tweet or die? Genes' role in social media obsession

Tweet or die? Genes’ role in social media obsession

Sophie Gallagher | 
A new study revealed that the extent of our obsession with social media could actually be written in our genes, ...
Video: Bill Nye finds people are terrified of GMOs — despite knowing little about them

Video: Bill Nye finds people are terrified of GMOs — despite knowing little about them

Julie Thomson | 
Along with terms like organic and free-range, GMOs are a hot topic when it comes to our food. GMO stands for ...
Fake science news: Rise of 'predatory journals' makes it easier to publish, spread 'advocacy research'

Fake science news: Rise of ‘predatory journals’ makes it easier to publish, spread ‘advocacy research’

Robert Fraley | 
[Editor's note: Robert Fraley is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Monsanto. He has Ph.D. degrees in microbiology ...
Rotten tomato: Senator Rand Paul misses mark targeting tastier tomatoes as wasteful research

Rotten tomato: Senator Rand Paul misses mark targeting tastier tomatoes as wasteful research

Kevin Folta | 
[Editor’s note: Kevin Folta is a molecular biologist and chair of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida.] Senator [Rand] ...
Donor blood shortage solved? Scientists can now mass produce artificial blood

Donor blood shortage solved? Scientists can now mass produce artificial blood

Carolyn Gregoire | 
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and every year, 4.5 million Americans would die without life-saving blood ...
GM crop successes in South Africa offer hope for continent wrestling with climate change

GM crop successes in South Africa offer hope for continent wrestling with climate change

Wandile Sihlobo | 
[Editor's note: Wandile Sihlobo is an agricultural economist and head of agribusiness research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) in ...
Getting a head start: What parents can learn from prenatal genetic testing

Getting a head start: What parents can learn from prenatal genetic testing

Bonnie Rochman, Carolyn Gregoire | 
{Editor's note: Excerpts are from an interview with Bonnie Rochman, science journalist and author of the book The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies ...
Leading plant scientist says he's skipping Science March on Washington: Here's why

Leading plant scientist says he’s skipping Science March on Washington: Here’s why

Kevin Folta | 
[Editor's note: Kevin Folta, a molecular biologist and chairman of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida, offers ...
Contentious GMO debate should shift focus to sustainability, author says

Contentious GMO debate should shift focus to sustainability, author says

McKay Jenkins | 
[Editor's note: This article is an interview with environmental writer McKay Jenkins about his new book Food Fight: GMOs and the Future ...
PTSD: How tweaking genes could minimize risks

PTSD: How tweaking genes could minimize risks

Torsten Klengel | 
[I]f two individuals were to experience the exact same trauma, one might develop PTSD while the other remains unaffected by long-term ...
Will Trump administration follow tradition and create a bioethics commission?

Will Trump administration follow tradition and create a bioethics commission?

Jonathan Moreno | 
Beginning with the National Commission in 1974 to the current Presidential Commission, every presidential administration save that of George H.W ...
Anti-GMO activist-funded lab tests find micro-traces of glyphosate in popular foods

Anti-GMO activist-funded lab tests find micro-traces of glyphosate in popular foods

Carey Gillam | 
The herbicide residues were found in cookies, crackers, popular cold cereals and chips commonly consumed by children and adults, according ...
Monsanto's Robert Fraley: Comparing corn crops—Genetically modified in Ontario v non-GMO in France

Monsanto’s Robert Fraley: Comparing corn crops—Genetically modified in Ontario v non-GMO in France

Robert Fraley | 
Dr. Robert T. Fraley is Monsanto's Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. He awon the 2013 World Food Prize for "breakthrough achievements ...

How stem cell technology could revolutionize our food, medicine in our lifetime

Tayana Simons | 
Here are five benefits of stem cell research that we are likely to see within our lifetimes: ... 1. Regenerative ...
Should genome scanning be extended to patients with no family history of diseases?

Should genome scanning be extended to patients with no family history of diseases?

Robert Green | 
Hundreds of thousands of patients have now received genetic testing over the past 2 decades through health care providers — ...

Vacation effect? Relaxing getaways may alter behavior of stress and immune system genes

Kathryn Doyle | 
In a new study comparing a meditation retreat with just relaxing in the same locale, both options improved stress regulation, ...
Glyphosate found in US honey

Glyphosate found in US honey

Carey Gillam | 
The Food and Drug Administration, under public pressure to start testing samples of U.S. food for the presence of a ...

Rachel Parent, teenage anti-GMO activist, claims teachers fall prey to GMO PR

Rachel Parent | 
Today, PR spin proclaims that GM is safe and absolutely necessary for fighting world hunger and feeding a growing population ...
Progressive political commentator: Jill Stein's anti-science views extend to GMOs

Progressive political commentator: Jill Stein’s anti-science views extend to GMOs

Chris Sosa | 
Green Party pandering for media attention has begun to take a more dangerous turn as Stein winks at dangerous conspiracy ...

Genetic analysis may predict students’ academic success

Anna Almendrala | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Teachers and parents may ...

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